Evander Holyfield has teased he has agreed a trilogy struggle with Mike Tyson – although followers are aware it could possibly be an April fools joke.
The heavyweight legends have been concerned in two unimaginable battles in 1996 and 1997, the second of which grew to become often known as the ‘Chunk Battle’ when Tyson famously chewed off a piece of Holyfield’s ear on his method to disqualification.
And regardless of their ages – now 58 and 54 years previous respectively – a 3rd bout between the pair has been the supply of fixed hypothesis ever since they returned to coaching final yr.
Holyfield wrote on Twitter: “It’s on!….. I’m prepared! This time we preventing, ain’t no biting!”
Mike Tyson proudly acknowledged not too long ago that he would meet his previous rival Evander Holyfield as soon as once more in a trilogy exhibition struggle on Could 29.
Nonetheless, his representatives have now clarified that is truly unlikely to occur.
Tyson declared on Instagram Reside final week: “I simply need all people to know, the struggle is on with me and Holyfield.
“Holyfield’s a humble man, I do know that. And he’s a person of God, however I’m God’s man.
“And, pay attention, I’m going to achieve success on Could 29.”
Nonetheless, his reps have since advised TMZ that Mike ‘misspoke’ and in reality the 2 camps are far aside on the negotiating desk.
Tyson ended 15 years out of the ring final November for an eight-round exhibition bout in opposition to Roy Jones Jr.