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Evander Holyfield lines up Nielsen

Evander Holyfield, the former world heavyweight champion, has been lined up to fight Brian Nielsen in Denmark on March 4.

Evander Holyfield, the former world heavyweight champion, has been lined up to fight Brian Nielsen in Denmark on March 4. The bout will feature fighters with a combined age of 93 - Holyfield is 48, Nielsen 45. Holyfield "knows he faces an experienced boxer with a lot of fighting will", Sauerland Promotion said in a statement. Holyfield has a career record of 43-10-2, with 28 knockouts. The Danish Neilsen has a record of 64-2, with 43 KOs.