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Evander Holyfield's new company will promote inaugural boxing card at Freedom Hall next month

05/12/2017 06:00 PM

LOUISVILLE — Championship boxing is coming back to Louisville thanks to former four-time heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield’s new venture, and officials said Friday that they hope boxing will become a staple once again in Kentucky’s largest city. Holyfield and others announced a still unfinalized card set for June 24 at Freedom Hall, which will be headlined by an undisclosed title fight. The event will be part of the “I Am Ali” Festival, and Holyfield said his admiration for Muhammad Ali prompted... Read more 

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