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Evander Holyfield Blocks The Sale of His Olympic Medal

A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked the sale of a dozen items from Evander Holyfield's boxing career during an upcoming auction of hundreds of personal items and memorabilia amassed by the former heavyweight champion.

The restricted items include Holyfield's robes from his first fight with Mike Tyson and his Olympic bronze medal. Holyfield had sought to limit the sale of 20 items during an auction on Nov. 30 that is being organized by Julien's Auctions and will still feature several robes and other gear Holyfield wore during his fighting career.

Holyfield faces irreparable harm if the items are sold, U.S. District Court Judge Christina A. Snyder ruled, but the former boxer may have to post a bond to keep the items from being sold as he continues to argue his case that the items should be returned. The exact amount will be determined later.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Light_Speed on 11-22-2012

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;12724432] Donald Trump, a man who was born into money and attended the prestigious Wharton school of business, was once forced to file for bankruptcy protection for his businesses and was brought to the brink of personal bankruptcy. Trump may…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 11-22-2012

[QUOTE=timbatron;12724613]They could have did some long lasting community work with that money, instead they wasted it on sports cars, legal bills, and gambling.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=NachoMan;12725577]...from what I've read over the years, Evander has, in fact, spent plenty of his time and…

Comment by NachoMan on 11-22-2012

[QUOTE=timbatron;12724613]Exactly. In a world where 90% of the population has to work backbreaking 60hr weeks just to get by, I have no sympathy for the likes of Holyfield or Tyson. They could have did some long lasting community work with…

Comment by Weltschmerz on 11-22-2012

[QUOTE=timbatron;12724613]Exactly. In a world where 90% of the population has to work backbreaking 60hr weeks just to get by, I have no sympathy for the likes of Holyfield or Tyson. They could have did some long lasting community work with…

Comment by WolfGirl on 11-22-2012

This thread needs more Lennox Lewis [IMG]http://www.freakingnews.com/pictures/2000/Pilot-Lennox-Lewis--2106.jpg[/IMG]

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