7 (5 KO) - 3 - 1
Las Vegas, NV
Charvis Holifield was born and raised in Fremont, Ohio and is no stranger to unarmed combat sports with his dad being a taekwondo instructor, Holifield started training at the age of 4. He credits his father for being the driving force that pushed him into becoming a boxer. Holifield began boxing at the age of 8 with Buddy Laughlin at the Fremont Wreckers Boxing Club. After graduating high school and attending college at Bowling Green State University, where Holifield was pursuing a major in Sports Management, he realized that it wasn’t what he expected it to be. At that point he knew that boxing was his calling.
While in Ohio, Holifield participated in more than 70 fights as an amateur fighter, winning state and regional titles. He eventually moved to Las Vegas with hopes of continuing his boxing career. Holifield made his professional debut on December 6th, 2013 at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino where he was victorious over Richard Quesada by way of unanimous decision.
Holifield has experienced many ups and downs in recent years as he continues to pursue his dreams. Having loss his dad in 2011, and his mom in early 2015, who both remain to be his inspiration, he stays motivated with the support of his family and determined to provide a better life for them. When he’s not in gym, he spends as much time as he can with his wife and daughter.