Sultan Ibragimov vs. Evander Holyfield

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2007-10-13 : Sultan Ibragimov 219 lbs beat Evander Holyfield 211½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Bout Summary

  • It took Ibragimov a few rounds to get untracked, but his mobility and faster reflexes gave him a clear advantage in a surprisingly tactical fight. Holyfield's best moment came in the twelfth when he landed a big right hand, but it was too little, too late.
  • Blows: Ibragimov 197/492 40%; Holyfield 49/350 14%.


  • Ibragimov was previously scheduled to fight WBA champion Ruslan Chagaev in a title unification, but Chagaev pulled out due to an illness.

Preceded by:
Briggs vs. Ibragimov
WBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 36
Succeeded by:
W. Klitschko vs. Ibragimov