Fayette County, Georgia: People from Fayette County, Georgia, Evander Holyfield, Peachtree City, Georgia, Fayetteville, Georgia, Brooks, Georgia, Tyrone, Georgia, Woolsey, Georgia, Calvin Johnson, Starr's Mill High School, Reed Sorenson, Georgia State Route 92

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General Books, Jun 25, 2011 - History - 26 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: People from Fayette County, Georgia, Evander Holyfield, Peachtree City, Georgia, Fayetteville, Georgia, Brooks, Georgia, Tyrone, Georgia, Woolsey, Georgia, Calvin Johnson, Starr's Mill High School, Reed Sorenson, Georgia State Route 92, Kedric Golston, Plumb, Brittany Swann, Andrew Gardner, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, Fayette County School System, John Deraney, Robert J. Burch, Inman Road, Waterwood. Excerpt: Evander Holyfield (born October 19, 1962) is a professional boxer from the United States. He is a former World Undisputed Champion in both cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions, earning him the nickname "The Real Deal." Holyfield won the bronze medal in the Light Heavyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics. He is the only boxer to win the World Heavyweight title four times. Holyfield holds notable wins over the likes of Dwight Muhammad Qawi, James "Buster" Douglas, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Riddick Bowe, Michael Moorer, John Ruiz, Hasim Rahman, and twice defeated Mike Tyson. Evander Holyfield was born on October 19, 1962, in the mill town of Atmore, Alabama. The youngest of nine children, Holyfield and his family moved to Atlanta in the summer of 1964, at the age of two. He began boxing at age 12 and won the Boys Club boxing tournament. At 13, he qualified to compete in his first Junior Olympics. By age 15, Holyfield became the Southeastern Regional Champion, winning this tournament and the Best Boxer Award. By 1984 he had a record of 160 wins and 14 losses, with 76 KO. When he was 20 years old, Holyfield represented the U.S. in the 1983 Pan American Games in Caracas, Venezuela, where he won a silver medal after losing to Cuban world champion Pablo Romero. The following year, he was the National Golden Gloves Champion, and won a bronze medal in the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles...

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