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Photos: Tyson, Holyfield Go Face To Face and Embrace

Heavyweight legends Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield embraced at Jewel-Osco on Chicago's South Side. Holyfield was signing autographs and promoting his barbecue sauce at the location. Tyson, who was in town performing his one-man show, surprised Holyfield by making an unexpected appearance to give his support. Tyson told local reporters he "just wanted to see Evander." At one time they were the worst of enemies. Holyfield, a huge underdog, upset Tyson with an eleventh round TKO in 1996 - and then their 1997 rematch was forever cemented in history after Tyson was disqualified in the third round for biting both of Holyfield's ears.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by r.burgundy on 02-19-2013

[QUOTE=JAB5239;13051974][FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]Doesn't sound like he wanted anything from Tyson after beating him.[/COLOR][/FONT] [url]http://www.arabnews.com/node/232555[/url][/QUOTE] arabnews lol [url]http://articles.latimes.com/2003/may/09/sports/sp-boxing9[/url] The suit claims King used death threats and bribery to prevent Tyson from fighting on a June 21 card at Staples Center as part of…

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 02-18-2013

This has me wondering if Tyson did manage to get by Douglas and fought Holyfield in 1990 what would the outcome have been?

Comment by JAB5239 on 02-18-2013

[QUOTE=r.burgundy;13049725]after the fight,lewis sued tyson to try and exercise a rematch clause in their contract[/QUOTE] [FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]Doesn't sound like he wanted anything from Tyson after beating him.[/COLOR][/FONT] [url]http://www.arabnews.com/node/232555[/url]

Comment by Bodyshot3 on 02-18-2013

Meanwhile here in the freezing backwater of the post-colonial UK.. ......our favourite national comic/newspaper 'The Sun' went bonkers for all the sauce/ear biting gags and we all suddenly realised how England somehow managed to give the world Benny Hill and…

Comment by cupocity303 on 02-18-2013

[QUOTE]If this were 1987 Mike, and Rooney in his corner, he topples Holyfield inside of 5.[/QUOTE] [SIZE="3"]Here we go, another one of these guys. Iron Mike of the 80's is unbeatable because of all the bums he disposed inside of…

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