History | Jun 28 2017

Eight facts about Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson II

Eight things you might not remember from Evander Holyfield v Mike Tyson II
Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson
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JUNE 28 represents the 20th anniversary of the evening Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ears during their world heavyweight title rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Here, Press Association Sport revisits eight facts surrounding the best-known night in ‘Iron Mike’s’ career.

Mike Tyson returned to boxing two years later and beat Julius Francis and Lou Savarese on British soil (Jon Buckle/Empics)
Mike Tyson returned to boxing two years later and beat Julius Francis and Lou Savarese on British soil (Jon Buckle/Empics)

 

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