Class of 2015

Born: October 19, 1962 in Atmore, Alabama

Category: Boxing

Holyfield is a former undisputed World Champion in both the Cruiserweight and Heavyweight Divisions. He is the only five-time World Heavyweight Champion, winning the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles in 1990, the WBA and IBF titles in 1993, the WBA title in 1996, the IBF in 1997, and the WBA again in 2000. He was named Boxing Writers Association of America’s Fighter of the Year three times (1990, 1996, and 1997). The Ring magazine ranked him as the Greatest Cruiserweight of All-Time in 1994. He was a Bronze Medalist in the 1984 Summer Olympics. His professional record was 44 wins, 10 losses, with 29 KOs. In 2015, he was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame.