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Evander Holyfield joins celebrity dance challenge event for charity

Boxer Evander Holyfield has moves outside the ring, too. The champ was on “Dancing With the Stars” and appeared on the BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing.”

Now he's joined the Celebrity Dance Challenge aiding the Eating Disorders Information Network. It's April 14 at the Buckhead Theatre. Details here.

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Back row, from left: Nancy Keenan, Dr. Louis Prevosti, Evander Holyfield, Ted Blum and Lisa Senters-McDermott. Front row, from left: Andra Hall, Maryan Aiken, Raquel Souza and Nyssa Green. Photo: Scott Reeves Photography

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Here's a video of Evander during his stint on "Dancing With the Stars," posted to YouTube by enozten. Pretty impressive!

Also lacing up their dancing shoes will be Nancy Keenan, Dr. Louis Prevosti, Ted Blum, Lisa Senters-McDermott, Andra Hall, Maryan Aiken, Raquel Souza, Nyssa Green, Christi Paul, Ann-Marie Campbell and Jessica Dauler. They’ll be paired with professional dancers and choreographers for the fun event, and local broadcasters Mara Davis and Bert Weiss will emcee.

Tickets start at $25 - see full details here.

Holyfield joined his fellow celebrity dancers at a kickoff party the other night at the home of Cynthia Good. She’s chairing the event with Michelle Caplinger and Meg Reggie, who won last year’s competition with dancer Erick Nathan.

Here's Meg and Erick's winning performance from last year, posted on YouTube by EDIN:

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