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Against All Odds

Updated: August 10, 2006, 2:51 PM ET
By Mike Puma | Special to ESPN.com

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Signature Fight November 9, 1996 - It was supposed to be a mismatch Mike Tyson against Evander Holyfield. And it was, but not the way fight fans expected it.

Holyfield took away Tyson's WBA crown, becoming a heavyweight champ for the third time with a dominating performance at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. A 7-1 underdog (down from an opening line of 25-1), the 34-year-old challenger didn't resemble the man who had lost three of his previous seven fights.

Holyfield, ...

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