Celebrity Big Brother lineup: Evander Holyfield latest rumoured housemate

Celebrity Big Brother 2014

Boxer Evander Holyfield has become the latest rumoured Celebrity Big Brother 2014 housemate.

The heavyweight fighter famously had part of his ear bitten off by Mike Tyson in arguably one of the sports most memorable fights in the 90s.

After a 25-year career, Evander announced his retirement just last year, stating in October: "The game's been good to me and I hope I've been good to the game. ... I'm 50 years old (on Friday) and I've pretty much did everything that I wanted to do in boxing."

According to The Sun newspaper, bosses have signed up the 51-year-old to enter the CBB house next month in a six-figure deal.

“Evander is a legend and a huge character. He will be great in the show," a supposed source told the tabloid this morning. “We expect him to really pack a punch. He should stir things up and he won’t take any nonsense from some of the younger stars.

“It will be interesting to see how they react to him — and what tips he gives them on working out.”

As for the rest of next year's rumoured Celebrity Big Brother line up, some of the other stars already linked to the latest series include model Katie Price, Apprentice star and This Morning big mouth Katie Hopkins.

More named linked to the new series are former Strictly star Nancy Dell’Olio, N-Dubz singer Dappy, comedian Jim Davidson, and TOIWE's Sam Faiers.

Celebrity Big Brother 2014 starts on January 3 on Channel 5.

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