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Holyfield hopes to answer critics who say he's too old

Updated: October 11, 2007, 1:59 PM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- Much of the story of Evander Holyfield's career can be told by its numbers.

Nicknamed "The Real Deal," Holyfield is the only four-time heavyweight world champion and has fought 22 title bouts in 20 years since moving up as undisputed cruiserweight champ. He's beaten Mike Tyson twice and counts George Foreman and Larry Holmes among other wins.

But when Holyfield bids for a fifth world title by challenging unbeaten WBO champion Sultan Ibragimov on Saturday, it will be only ...

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