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Zhang Zhilei To Have Evander Holyfield as His Advisor

New York—A former heavyweight champion will serve as advisor to a potential future champion. Former five-time, undisputed heavyweight kingpin Evander Holyfield has been named the good will “Ambassador” for Dynasty Boxing and its boxers, and will serve as a special advisor to Chinese heavyweight Olympic Silver-medalist Zhang Zhilei.  The announcement was made by Dynasty President Dino Duva, and Vice Presidents Tommy and Terry Lane.
 
Holyfield, who is an icon in China, will also be a marketing partner.

The “Real Deal” will share his boxing insights from with Zhilei and Dynasty’s stable of Chinese imports as they make the transition from the amateur to the professional ranks.  Zhilei will makes his professional debut on August 8.  Holyfield will be Dynasty’s Ambassador at public events throughout the country.
 
During a storied career, Holyfield holds notable wins over such champions as George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Riddick Bowe, Ray Mercer, Mike Tyson and Michael Moorer. He is the only four-time World Heavyweight Champion, winning the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles in 1990, the WBA and IBF titles in 1993 and the WBA title in 1996 and 2000. He beat Francios Botha in April 2010 for the WBF and his fifth title.
 
“We are delighted to bring Evander to the Dynasty team,” said Duva. “His wealth of knowledge and experience will be a huge asset to our young fighters as they embark on their professional careers. Evander is one of boxing’s legends, and we a proud that he will be representing Dynasty as an important member of the team.” 
 
"The Duva family is special to me, and I am looking forward to working with Dino Duva and the entire team at Dynasty Boxing," said Holyfield upon the announcement.  

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by wiz1030 on 06-26-2014

Holyfield coming Haymon's title as best advisor in the game!

Comment by Dr Kewl Hair on 06-26-2014

Best opening comments to a thread, ever.

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-26-2014

[QUOTE=Tom Cruise;14699938]Not his financial advisor I hope![/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Mitchell Kane;14699949]Or family planner.[/QUOTE] Maybe he will advise on how to get his own Soy sauce going or something. [IMG]http://www.boxing.com/images/sized/images/articles/12rdStartpv-530x317.jpg[/IMG] You can both rest assure that at the end of his career, Mr…

Comment by Mitchell Kane on 06-26-2014

[QUOTE=Tom Cruise;14699938]Not his financial advisor I hope![/QUOTE] Or family planner.

Comment by Tom Cruise on 06-26-2014

Not his financial advisor I hope!

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