Evander Holyfield vs. Bert Cooper

By Boxing News on November 22, 2018
Evander Holyfield vs. Bert Cooper
Holyfield vs. Cooper was scheduled for 12 rounds. It was also one helluva of a fight.

On November 23, 1991, at The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia, heavyweight champion Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield defended the WBA and IBF titles he won from Buster Douglas a year earlier against Smokin’ Bert Cooper. Evander was undefeated at 26-0 coming in. Cooper was 26-7 and as tough a competitor as they come. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds, and it was, as the saying goes, one helluva of a fight…

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Evander Holyfield vs Bert Cooper 23.11.1991 - WBA & IBF World Heavyweight Championships

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  1. Allen 05:47am, 11/23/2016

    As I watch this I’m reminded of how long Michael Buffer’s disgusting schtick has been going on. He helped turn boxing into wrestling. It’s not a rumble it’s a prize fight.

  2. Lee 02:57am, 06/29/2013

    Frightening to imagine the fate of the Heavyweight title with ‘Elvis’ Parker as it’s guiding genius had Cooper actually won here…

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