Synopsis by Leslie Birdwell
Produced by Home Box Office, this documentary about the career of Evander Holyfield, three-time heavyweight champion, includes brief footage of fights and also some interviews. The Holyfield-Foreman fight is included, as is information about Holyfield's early fights and successes in Atlanta, where he learned to box at the Warren Boys Club and where he came under the influence of his coach, the late Carter Morgan. The video tracks the course of his career, from the early wins and participation in the Junior Olympics, to his silver medal at the Pan American games of 1983, to his Olympic and professional success.
boxing, champion, heavyweight