Evander Holyfield's "Real Deal" Boxing is a sports video game made for the Sega Genesis and the Sega Game Gear. The game features large 2D character sprites set in a 3D rotational ring. The fighters, shown from the waist up, can be moved forward and back while punching the other opponent.
In the Career Mode, the player could create their own fighter and take them on a quest to win the Heavyweight Title. The game popularity resulted in a sequel called Greatest Heavyweights.
The player fights through 28 other boxers to fight the great Evander Holyfield for the World Championship. The career mode was ahead of its time with the different variations and attributes available to choose from when creating a fighter. The career mode is limited to 40 fights then the created fighter must retire. There are many different training activities to help boost the fighter's stats.