Mike Tyson selling ear-shaped edibles with chunk missing in hilarious reference to Evander Holyfield biteMarch 15, 2022
MIKE TYSON is selling ear-shaped edibles with a chunk missing – referencing his infamous bite on Evander Holyfield.
The heavyweight boxing icon has has been selling cannabis products since 2016 through his Tyson Holistic label.
And his latest launch are 'Mike Bites' – edibles in the shape of an ear – but importantly missing a chunk.
That is a hilarious nod at Tyson's unforgettable 1997 rematch with Holyfield that ended in disgrace.
Iron Mike had been beaten the year prior in round 11 – which at the time was considered an shock.
But the upset gets lost in the memory thanks to what happened eight months on.
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Tyson, growing frustrated at what he claimed to be headbutts and superior boxing from Holyfield, in the third round bit his arch rival.
It caused havoc in the ring, with the youngest heavyweight champion of all time disqualified, leading to a riot between the opposing camps.
Tyson was suspended for 15 months, fined $3million (£2.3m), and disgraced by the boxing public.
In the recent years since, he formed an unlikely friendship with Holyfield and the pair even starred in a Foot Locker advert in 2013.
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They hugged in the commercial and Tyson bizarrely gave his former opponent a piece of his ear back.
Nevertheless, after Iron Mike, 55, and Holyfield, 59, both made questionable comebacks last year, they were in talks for a mega-money trilogy.
Thankfully for the two – now with a combined age of 114 – negotiations broke down and neither have talked seriously about boxing since.
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