ANDvander Holyfield appears unwilling to face Mike Tyson in a exhibition fight. The former boxer has turned down the chance to fulfill Tyson within the ring.
There had been talks a few doable fight in 2021however the negotiations failed, as a result of either side couldn’t attain an settlement.
“It is too late”, Holyfield instructed TMZ Sports when requested if the 2 males could be combating once more quickly.
Tyson and Holyfield met twice in 1996 and 1997. the final one is understood infamous as the chew fight, whereas Tyson bit off a part of Holyfield’s ear and spit it out.
After the referee determined to not cease the fight, Tyson bit his opponent once more a couple of minutes later.
Holyfield’s Last Fight it was an exhibition fight in opposition to Vitor Belfort in September 2021. After that fight, the 59-year-old ex-boxer revealed he won’t ever set foot in a hoop once more.
Evander Holyfield on trendy boxing
Holyfield additionally spoke concerning the present state of boxing and the totally different kinds he has seen.”I see a lot of guys who do basic stuff and can’t make adjustments.”Holyfield mentioned in June.
“They won’t be there long even if they can win. To last you have to make adjustments. Amateur boxing was great when Mike Tyson and I came out. You had Lennox Lewis and all those guys who had to make adjustments because we all have different styles.”
“Who would have ever thought Mike Tyson could have hit someone from 6-6? He was able to do the things that show you size doesn’t matter. I beat some big guys.”