Evander Holyfield‘s son — a rising star in boxing — says his dad is able to kick Mike Tyson‘s ass for the third time … and when it occurs, he needs to combat on the undercard!
23-year-old Evan Holyfield — who’s 4-0 as a professional — says he LOVES the thought of his father working it again with Tyson, particularly after Iron Mike’s efficiency in opposition to Roy Jones Jr.
As we beforehand reported, 58-year-old Evander has been coaching for a comeback … in hopes of a third crack at his former rival.
Evan — aka “Yung Holy” — tells TMZ Sports activities his Dad seems able to scrap!
“My dad’s lookin’ fairly swole proper now,” Evan says … “I do know he is been coaching this entire time, even earlier than the entire thing, so I am fairly excited to see what occurs!”
“I do not count on him to lose! The primary 2 [fights] went a sure means and I really feel just like the third — I do know it is all for good sport and for charity and stuff on the finish of the day — however I do not plan on seeing my dad getting beat up.”
Evan wasn’t born but when his pops fought Tyson in ’96 and ’97 — so the prospect to see these guys get within the ring once more in 2021 can be particular for him.
And, by the way in which, Evan’s a fairly stable fighter himself — he is acquired his fifth professional combat arising on December 12 in opposition to Donnis Reed.
After that, Evan says he actually hopes Mike and Evander can work out a deal … as a result of he actually needs to combat on the undercard to create recollections he can share along with his personal youngsters.
“On the finish of the day, that Roy Jones vs. Mike Tyson combat was fairly historic and I really feel like it might be fairly vital to me to be a part of a historic second together with my father.”