Evander Holyfield discusses career, Atlanta ties and State Farm Arena boxing match

Evander Holyfield stopped by Channel 2 Action News studios Sunday afternoon to talk about boxing returning to Atlanta.

Holyfield is helping to spread the word about Showtime’s Championship Boxing title event at State Farm Arena on Dec. 28.

The boxing match will feature two-time Super Featherweight World Champion Gervonta "Tank'' Davis versus former Unified Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa for WBA Lightweight Title. More information on the fight can be found here on the arena’s website.

The Real Deal Holyfield sat down with Channel 2 sports anchor Alison Mastrangelo to preview the match as well as discuss his career, ties to Atlanta and family.

Plus, Holyfield gave his prediction for Georgia vs. Baylor in the Sugar Bowl. Holyfield’s son Elijah played running back for the Bulldogs before he left for the NFL.

Here is our full interview with Holyfield: