DHS Alum Boxer Preps for Cable Bout

DHS Alum Boxer Preps for Cable Bout
Posted on 11/17/2023
DeSoto High School Alumnus Alex Holley, Now a Professional Boxer

DeSoto High School Alumnus Alex Holley, Now a Professional Boxer

DeSoto ISD is excited to celebrate the continued success of DeSoto High School alumnus Alex Holley, who literally fought his way into a professional boxing career and is now contracted with World Boxing Association Welterweight World Champion  Errol Spence Jr. as of July 2023.

Holley’s personal story is one of perseverance and transformation and shows the tenacity and impact of DeSoto Independent School District  educators who continued to guide students like Holley regardless of the difficulty.

Now 21 years old, Holley is entering the career of his dreams and giving back to his community by spending quality time with other youth when he is not training. He appreciates the opportunity to encourage them to redirect their anger and raw emotions into something more positive and respectable.

“I want to show youth that if I can do it, they can do it,” said Holley. “I’m fulfilling my dreams. There is no dream too small.”

Watch this Eagle alumnus in his upcoming boxing event.

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023

Time: 3 PM  5 PM


3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard

Las Vegas, NV, 89119 

Holley will box on the Benavidez vs Andrade Undercard live at the Mandalay Resort in Las Vegas. This match will also air Live on Showtime TV.

For more information about Holley or to make a donation to support his pursuits, click here.

Stay tuned for DeSoto ISD’s feature on this accomplished DeSoto High School alumnus!

DeSoto ISD wishes this Eagle the best of luck in his future endeavors!

Keep Soaring, Alex!