Evander Holyfield Boxing Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Evander Holyfield

Date of Birth: 10/19/1962
Rookie Card Year: 1986
Investment Rating: 5.0 (Average)


Overview

Evander Holyfield boxing cards and autographed memorabilia are key components to any collection of heavyweight title holders. Holyfield is the only four-time World Heavyweight Champion. He retired from professional competition in 2012 after amassing a record of 44-10-2. His heavily publicized bouts with Mike Tyson made for epic theater and helped to cement Holyfield's place in pop culture and boxing history.

The Evander Holyfield rookie card can be found in the rare 1986 Brown's Boxing set. It was distributed as part of a small factory set and has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Holyfield's first pack-inserted cards can be found in 1991 Kayo and 1991 Ringlords Boxing. He actually has two cards in the 1991 Kayo set with both focusing on his fight with George Foreman.

It wouldn't be until 2011 that Holyfield would have a certified autographed card produced. It is in 2011 Ringside Boxing Round 2. A total of four Holyfield autographs can be found in the product. Two are limited  to 100 copies  plus a parallel for each that's limited to 10 copies. 2011 Ringside Boxing Round 2 also has Holyfield's first memorabilia cards. He is featured on 38 different cards, many pairing him with other distinguished fighters he fought during his career.

Holyfield's autographed memorabilia is valuable when single signed. However, values increase significantly when accompanied by other notable fighters. This is particularly true on items signed by both Holyfield and Tyson. This is a result of the "Bite Fight" when, during their 1998 re-match, Tyson inexplicably bit off a portion of Holyfield's ear.

Evander Holyfield Rookie Card

1986 Brown's Boxing Evander Holyfield RC #62

It's rumored that fewer than 2,000 of these cards were produced. Featuring a somewhat plain design, it's the card collectors are gravitating towards when it comes to an Evander Holyfield rookie card. The card was included as part of a 35-card factory set. It's the second set in an ongoing series that spanned several years. High-grade cards can go for large amounts, in part because of their rarity. Centering issues make top-condition versions particularly tough.

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EVANDER HOLYFIELD GEORGE FOREMAN BATTLE OF THE AGES HOLOGRAM CARD KAYO BOXING
$6.99
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(43) 1991 RINGLORDS EVANDER HOLYFIELD BOXING CARDS #1 LOT
$55.00
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Ringlords Evander Holyfield Boxing Plaque Heavyweight Champion 6" x 4.25"
$13.86
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1991 WBA Boxing Ringlords Evander Holyfield Card #1 PSA 9 MINT Sample Promo
$39.95
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1991 VICTORIA GALLERY BOXING CHAMPS #19 EVANDER HOLYFIELD RED BACK PSA 9
$9.99
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BOXER - EVANDER HOLYFIELD 1990 Players Sample Card #1
$24.95
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BOXER - EVANDER HOLYFIELD 1992 Cartwrights Players Choice Card #8
$6.95
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BOXER - EVANDER HOLYFIELD 1993 BALLSTREET CARD
$5.95
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2011 Ringside Boxing Evander Holyfield Ray Mercer 2 Fight Worn Trunks Gold Ver
$14.99
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2011 Ringside Boxing Fight Worn Trunks Relic Evander Holyfield In My Corner Sil
$9.99
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2011 Ringside Boxing MUHAMMAD ALI EVANDER HOLYFIELD HOLMES BRUNO GOLD Quad Relic
$75.00
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2011 Ringside Boxing Triple Memorabilia MIKE TYSON EVANDER HOLYFIELD DOUGLAS
$24.99
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2011 Ringside Boxing Round Two EVANDER HOLYFIELD Autograph Silver AUTO
$46.00
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Evander Holyfield 11 Sport Kings SEC In My Corner Gold
$79.99
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Michael Moorer Evander Holyfield 2011 Ringside Boxing 2 Battles Trunks Card 50
$16.00
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Evander Holyfield Ray Mercer 2011 Ringside Boxing 2 Double Memorabilia Silver 50
$16.00
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Autograph Guide

Evander Holyfield Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Evander Holyfield's authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication companySome of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, and Mounted Memories.

Evander Holyfield Cut Signature Exemplar:

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Evander Holyfield Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Evander Holyfield signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. His signature has varied through the years with full name examples being much rarer than during the early part of his career. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. The signature places more emphasis on the accompanying scripture verse than his name.
  2. The signature is defined by the letter "H" consists of two horizontal lines unconnected by a horizontal line that connects to an "l."
  3. The pen lifts to form a long "L" shape that  connects to a circular character.

Evander Holyfield Signed Boxing Glove Pricing:

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Evander Holyfield Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Evander Holyfield Signed Autographed Everlast Boxing Glove- PSA DNA Auth
$270.00
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Evander Holyfield Mike Tyson Hand Signed Boxing Fight Original Ticket PSA DNA MT
$674.99
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EVANDER HOLYFIELD & MIKE TYSON "HELL YEAH I BIT HIM" SIGNED BOXING GLOVE PSA 1
$579.99
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Steiner Evander Holyfield Signed Red Boxing Glove (Yellow Everlast Patch)
$409.99
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Evander Holyfield Mike Tyson Hand Signed Boxing Fight Original Ticket PSA DNA EH
$674.99
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EVANDER HOLYFIELD AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED EVERLAST BOXING GLOVE JSA COA
$239.00
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Mike Tyson Evander Holyfield Signed Autographed Everlast Boxing Glove- PSA DNA
$379.00
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Evander Holyfield Autographed Signed Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA #S49173
$129.00
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Evander Holyfield Autographed Signed Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA #S49179
$129.00
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Evander Holyfield Autographed Signed Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA #S49178
$129.00
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Evander Holyfield Autographed Signed Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA #S49160
$129.00
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Evander Holyfield Autographed Signed Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA #S49166
$129.00
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Evander Holyfield Autographed Signed Magazine Cover PSA DNA #S49180
$139.00
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EVANDER HOLYFIELD & MIKE TYSON "HELL YEAH I BIT HIM" SIGNED BOXING GLOVE PSA DNA
$579.99
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EVANDER HOLYFIELD & MIKE TYSON "BITE FIGHT 6 28 97" SIGNED BOXING GLOVE PSA DNA
$579.99
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EVANDER HOLYFIELD & MIKE TYSON "**** YEAH I BIT HIM" SIGNED BOXING GLOVE PSA DNA
$579.99
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