Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Evander Holyfield's Assistant Sued in Auction Tug of War

By TMZ

Evander Holyfield's assistant is on the receiving end of an upper cut of a lawsuit by Julien's Auctions ... claiming she royally screwed them over on a planned auction of Evander's most famous memorabilia.

According to a lawsuit filed on Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Julien's entered into a deal with Holyfield back in July to sell off some of his boxing memorabilia in order to combat his financial woes.

Julien's claims his assistant, Toi Irvin, was part of the deal as well. According to Julien's, Irvin's role was to secure the memorabilia, obtain Holyfield's permission for each piece (remember that part, it's going to be important later), and assist with confirming the history behind each item. Julien's claims Irvin was given a consulting fee for her services.

But things went horribly wrong. Holyfield filed a lawsuit against Julien's earlier this month to block the auction, claiming he never gave permission to sell a majority of the items -- such as championship belts, an Olympic bronze medal and gloves he wore to fight Mike Tyson.

In their lawsuit, Julien's places the blame squarely on Irvin ... saying she botched the deal and "utterly and totally failed in her obligations."

Julien's claims they have laid out more than $500,000 in expenses to prepare for the auction as well as $20,000 to Irvin as an advance on her fee.

Julien's is seeking damages as yet to be determined, as well interest and court costs.

FUN FACT -- In addition to being his assistant, Irvin is also the mother of Evander's son Evan ... and once sued him for back child support.

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

Evander did not properly plan out his family very well with 11 kids and 9 wives all mixed together. Judge Judy could not figure this one out. Evander has a lots of responsibility to won up to financially. Poor guy.

Comment by I Love Jesus! on 11-10-2012

Money grubbers how much of that child support did she spend on herself? 80%

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Arum Gives Latest on Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux Fight Jeff Horn: I Can Beat Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor! Haye Feels Mayweather Has Zero Fear of McGregor Landing Shots Anthony Joshua: I’d Try MMA, But I Would Probably Get Beaten Saunders: I'd Jump at Chance To Face Daniel Jacobs in December! Carl Frampton Makes it Official: Leaves Barry McGuigan, Cyclone McGregor: No Fan of Canelo, Golovkin - I Want Lomachenko-Rigo Chris Algieri: McGregor Loses, Took Me 10-15 Fights To Transition McGregor: Horn Mauled Pacquiao - That Was No Robbery Daily Bread Mailbag: Crawford-Spence, Fantasy Matches, More DeGale: Mayweather-McGregor a Mismatch, But a Great Event Damon Jones vs. James Metcalf, British Eliminator Set, 10/21 Usyk vs. Huck: Otto Wallin vs. Timur Stark Added To The Card Euro News: Braehmer-Brant, Pawel Stepien, Pierre Madsen, More Andre Ward: We Could See Mayweather Win With BIG Knockout Pacquiao-Horn Funding Issue Resolved: Manny Plans To Fight Lomachenko-Rigondeaux Close For December 9 on ESPN Golovkin-Canelo and The Right Amount of 'Marinate' Andre Ward Warns Tony Bellew: This Ain't a Movie, This is Real! Cyborg Backs Mayweather To Win, Would Love To Enter Boxing Lennox Lewis: Mayweather Should Not Be 50-0, Fight is a Farce! McGregor: I'm Ready To Change The Face of The Fight Game Berto: If McGregor Beats Mayweather - It's a Big Blow To Boxing McGregor: Mayweather Would Need To Reincarnate Bruce Lee! Pacquiao-Horn: Funding Pulled Until Manny Commits To Rematch Andre Ward: Facing Anthony Joshua is NOT Off The Table! Video: Dillian Whyte Ready For Deontay Wilder, Discusses Future Andre Ward on Top Rank Rumors, Says HBO Contract is Up Yomar Alamo Blasts Zsigmond Vaas in One For WBC Youth Belt Sean Dodd Stops Antonio Horvatic In Tom Stalker Warm-Up Photos: Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Mike Alvarado Smash Opponents Lipinets Rips Indongo, Says IBF Title Was 'Stolen' From Him Crawford on Facing Pacquiao-Horn Winner Next: I'm All For It! Mayweather Not Focused on Surpassing Marciano's Mark of 49-0 Photos: Crawford Demolishes Indongo To Become Undisputed! Photos: Dillian Whyte, Bryant Jennings Blast Out Opponents Photos: Shakur Stevenson Dominates To Win Third FIght Joe Selkirk: I Came Back To Win a World Title Whyte: My Body Shots Would Make Wilder Fall in Three or Four! Video: Bryant Jennings Talks Wilder-Ortiz, Crawford, More
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement