Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield is in the British Virgin Islands.
It is not clear when he arrived into the territory but the American was spotted at D’coalpot restaurant in Carrot Bay recently.
Sources told BVI News that the boxer is in the territory on vacation.
Leader of Opposition Andrew Fahie said it was a great honour that Holyfield chose to visit the territory, especially after the hurricanes.
Fahie said the famous boxer will be meeting with local officials at a location that has not been disclosed to media.
“We have a meet-and-greet scheduled for today (January 13) where I will be given the opportunity to officially welcome him to the Virgin Islands.”
“I am looking forward to our time together where we will discuss many matters of importance to all concerned while ensuring that he enjoys himself while in the Virgin Islands. So, while Mr Holyfield is in the Virgin Islands, let us all be sure to give him a warm Virgin Islands greeting anytime we come in contact with him and his delegation accompanying him,” Fahie told BVI News.
Holyfield is a four-time world heavyweight champion. During his professional career, the 55-year-old defeated living boxing legend Mike Tyson twice.
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