Candi Holyfield Accuses Husband, Evander Holyfield, of Abuse
Candi Holyfield, the wife of former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, filed for a protective order against her husband last week citing abuse. The case was on February 3 in Fayette County, Georgia, Supreme Court listed as "Family Violence Ex Parte Protective Order."
47-year-old Holyfield is a four-time heavyweight boxing champion with winnings upwards of $200 million.
The court documents give little detail but allege to violent domestic acts including choking, hitting and throwing a bottle of water at Candi.
Holyfield has been swamped in legal matters in recent years ranging from his $10 million home going into foreclosure to being sued for child support by Toi Irvin, the mother of his 10-year-old son, and $550,000 in unpaid debt for services by a Utah landscaping firm.