Who could imagine that old foes Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield would have one more fight? This could be the biggest match of 2020 or 2021, if it actually happens. Everyone is talking about a possible match. And, truly, if Tyson stands by his word, this will be a match on a whole other level. ‘Iron Mike’ has been hitting his pads, and a video of him looking fit and ready recently surfaced online.
Out of Retirement
Both Mike Tyson and Holyfield may have retired a long time ago, but their fighting spirit and rivalry remain strong. Tyson was the first one to send signals to the boxing world, and Holyfield was quick to respond, stating that he’s open to fighting Tyson. Holyfield, who is known as the ‘Real Deal,’ is 57 years old; Tyson is 53.
Champion with the Altered Ear
Holyfield and Tyson fought twice in the mid-1990s, with the latter biting Holyfield’s ear, leaving him with a permanent scar and an altered ear. Many fans are of the opinion that Holyfield should go for safer pursuits, considering Iron Mike’s temperament and aggressiveness. You can never tell when he’ll attack, even if he’s entering the ring for charity purposes.
But wait, Holyfield is not one to give up easily. He warns with a straightforward answer that, ‘They have their opinion… I prefer to follow mine.’ He goes on to state that he’ll fight back hard if Tyson throws any heavy punches.
Tyson vs. Holyfield at a Glance
But who knows how this match will end? It’s worth noting that everyone wants to fight Tyson, both young and old boxers. But Mike may carry the day in the end, seeing as he hasn’t lost his power or sense of timing. He’s a worthy opponent, and anyone hoping to fight him better be well prepared.