Evander Holyfield might be 49 but he's still aiming for the
The veteran heavyweight is at an age where most boxers have long
since hung up the gloves. He, however, says he has no intention of
retiring and is calling out the Klitschko brother.
Holyfield has been out of action since stopping Brian Nielsen in
ten rounds last May.
"Age ain't nothing but a number," Holyfield told Sky
"They (the Klitschkos) have got an opportunity to probably make
the biggest payday of their lives fighting Evander Holyfield.
"They are telling everyone that they respect me, and that they
don't want to beat me up.
"But I fought George Foreman, I fought Larry Holmes,
and I said the same thing. I said that I wouldn't get any
credibility from beating someone older.
"They said 'but, we are going to get you 20 million, what do you
think?'. I said make sure that guy wants to fight me, because I
don't want it to look like I fought that older guy, but that he
"With the Klitschkos, they aren't choosing to fight me, I've
said I'll fight them.
"All they got to do is realise that both of us will make money,
then we'll see who the winner is."