By Carl Pottorff: I was 6 years old when Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield met in Las Vegas on November 9, 1996. My father and uncle were boxing fans. I cannot begin to recall all the matches that I watched with them on my uncle’s illegal cable hook-up while sitting on my uncle’s couch drinking […]
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Evander Holyfield came through his first real test at heavyweight, writes Connor Boundy The post On This Day: Evander Holyfield sets his sights on Mike Tyson after battering Michael Dokes appeared first on Boxing News.
Seventeen years ago, Mike Tyson bit off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear and was disqualified in a heavyweight title bout. All is forgiven, apparently. Next month, Tyson will present Holyfield for induction into the Nevada Boxing ...
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When two heavyweight greats met in Las Vegas 20 years ago, Mike Tyson lost control and Evander Holyfield lost half an ear Why did you do it, Mike? “Because I’m crazy a little bit and was bleeding all over the place.” “I was frustrat...