Advertisement
Advertisement

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…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (26)
Top Headlines Daily Bread Mailbag: Golovkin, Ward, Kovalev, Team USA, More Mike Lee Faces Chris Traietti, September 30 at UIC Forum Juan Manuel Lopez Medically Cleared To Fight Wilfredo Vazquez Carlos Sanchez Aims To Continue KO Streak in Montebello Golovkin-Brook: Callum Smith, Kid Galahad, McDonnell Added Brook Baits Golovkin: You Want Respect? Show Me That Power! Avni Yildirim Ready For Aaron Pryor Jr. Clash in Berlin Despite Backlash, Luis Ortiz Envisions Brighter Future Williams on Brook Sparring: He's on Another Level To Golovkin! Jose Felix Pumped For Return, Hopes To Get Terry Flanagan Canelo, Conor McGregor Trade Words Over 'Cherry Picking' Claim Cuadras: Chocolatito Has an Appointment With a Knockout Photos: Christian Gonzalez, Edgar Valerio, Nava Open Workouts Photos: Danny Roman, LaRon Mitchell Ready For 'New Blood' Photos: Guerrero vs. Peralta, Angulo vs. Hernandez Face To Face Roberto Duran's 'No Mas' Trunks Hit The Auction Block Photos: Tishchenko Honored For Gold Medal By Vladimir Putin Fox Sports 1 Pleased With Latest Ratings Figure For PBC Show Guy Robb Vows To Control Pace and Outbox Miguel Marriaga Michael Conlan Has NO FEAR of AIBA's Threats of Action Jose Benavidez's Father Gives Details, Update on Son's Shooting Tomasz Adamek Ponders a Final Ring Return For 2017 Canelo: A Shame Mexicans Criticize Their Athletes So Much! Nietes vs. Sosa: Mark Magsayo To Face Garcia on The Undercard David Price, Anthony Ogogo To Feature on Braehmer-Cleverly Canelo Expects Liam Smith To Bring The Fight To Him Ricky Burns To Face Mandatory Kiryl Relikh On Return Jose Benavidez Jr. Shot in Arizona, Taken To The Hospital Bryant Perrella-Yordenis Ugas on September 27, PBC on FS1 Giovanni De Carolis-Tyron Zeuge Rematch on November 5th Golovkin's Coach: Ward Beats Everyone at 175 - Except Kovalev! Vargas is Open To Facing Crawford After Stunning Pacquiao Sam Maxwell Turns Over, Joins MGM: Will Debut In October Golovkin Warns Saunders: My Goal is The WBO Belt, I Want it Next Anthony Crolla: I'll Have Jorge Linares Rematch in Las Vegas Williams-Patterson, Eubank Jr-Langford Confirmed For October 22 In Cardiff Derry Mathews Confident: I'll Dig Deep With Luke Campbell! Upton Brothers Leave Ricky Hatton Over "Turbulent Private Life" Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora Could Collide in December Smith Backs Froch: Kovalev is Best Pound For Pound Fighter!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement