If you ask most people what happened on June 28th 1997, the will probably answer the day Mike Tyson took a bite out of Evander Holyfield, but to Vancouver, it was a day that almost destroyed the Canucks. On June 28th 1997, the Vancouver Canucks signed Mark Messier to a 5 year deal paying him […]
Mike Tyson will get another chance to chew on the ear of Evander Holyfield when he will present Holyfield at his induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame next month.Tyson, who famously took a bite of his opponent's ear during a 1997 title fight and was disqualified, is sure to lay on the shtick when his most famous opponent is inducted at the Tropicana on Aug. 9.Since then...
A lot has changed in the 17 years following the infamous heavyweight championship bout when Mike Tyson bit off Evander Holyfield’s ear.
They’ve starred in commercials together, helped each other in their business endeavors and now Tyson will be presenting Holyfield at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas.
Tyson said that it’s going to be a “privilege and high honor”...
We all know that the heavyweight division is a distant memory of what it was back in the 90′s and late 2000′s. For many boxing fans, the sole reason why they became fans in the first place was due to classic heavyweight battles. There’s something about really really big dudes bashing each other over the head that has us in awe. The bigger they are the harder they fall right...
Evander Holyfield hasn’t been in the ring for three years, but he never officially retired from boxing. On Friday, the 51-year-old officially said his playing days are over as he admitted he will be entering the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in August.
“No, I’m done. They’re putting me in the Hall of Fame on the 9th, so it will be official. Won’t nobody fight...
Evander Holyfield is asking a federal judge to stop an upcoming auction of some of his boxing memorabilia, including an Olympic bronze medal and gloves he wore to fight Mike Tyson.
Holyfield's lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles seeks an order blocking the sale of 20 out of almost 450 items that Julien's Auctions plans to sell in November.
Julien's Auctions CEO Darren...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2012
The financial blows keep coming for boxing legend Evander Holyfield.
Celebrity news website TMZ reported, citing court documents, that the former heavyweight champion has been held in contempt of court in Georgia for failing to pay $563,900.91 in back child support.
The latest charge stems from an initial payment of more than $372,000 that Holyfield owed in support of his 18-year...
LEND ME YOUR EAR
So what if it has been 15 years? Apparently all it takes for Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson to halt their rivalry is a clothing line and some good ol' ear-biting tweets.
Mike Tyson joked about biting Evander Holyfield's ear the day after the 15th anniversary of their bizarre episode in the ring.