Holyfield on hold

ADDIS ABABA - Former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield's exhibition match in Ethiopia has been postponed until September, his opponent Sammy Retta says.

ADDIS ABABA - Former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield's exhibition match in Ethiopia has been postponed until September, his opponent Sammy Retta says.

The fight, to raise funds for Aids, was set to take place in Addis Ababa on July 26. But organisers had to reschedule after he government wanted the match to correspond with Ethiopia's New Year celebrations on September 11, Retta said in a telephone interview.

Retta, an Ethiopian-born American, is a 35-year-old with a record of 18 wins and three losses as a super middleweight. - AFP

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