CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) _ Evander Holyfield's bid to become
the first five-time heavyweight champion gained momentum when the
44-year-old fighter stopped Vinny Maddalone in a bloody, one-sided
Referee Ruben Carrion stopped the fight at two-48 of the third
round. At the time Maddalone was bleeding profusely from the
Holyfield entered the fight at 216 pounds. Holyfield improved
his record to 41-8-and-2.
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