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Cut postpones Evander Holyfield fight

Updated: February 3, 2011, 9:36 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former four-time heavyweight titleholder Evander Holyfield's fight with Brian Nielsen has been postponed until May 7 because of the cut Holyfield suffered in his previous fight, promoter Sauerland Event announced Thursday.

Holyfield, long past his prime but fighting on at age 48, was scheduled to meet Danish national hero Nielsen (64-2, 43 KOs), who turns 46 in April and has not fought in nine years, on March 5 in Copenhagen.

However, Holyfield took an interim bout against ...

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