Evander Holyfield challenges Mike Tyson! Holyfield in fact said: "Tyson, no more excuses, we have to do the match-legacy!" After the draw of Iron Mike against Roy Jones in the 8th round charity exhibition match, now it is Holyfield, 58, who turns to the former enemy.
Holyfield said: “No more excuses. We have to do this match, it's our legacy. Last time you said you were ready to face me, so sign the contract and get in the ring, Tyson. The world is waiting for your answer and I am ready."
Holyfield, who would be financially ruined, now intends to speed things up after seeing the form conditions of the former world champion, who was the youngest in history at 20 years and 4 months. It would be the third time between the two: in the first match Evander won by k.o.
in the 11th round and in the second round Tyson was disqualified for biting his opponent in the ear.
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Mike Tyson could fight in Italy in 2021! Tyson put on a great show facing Roy Jones Jr. in a historical exhibition match.
The fascination of seeing an undisputed myth of boxing at work was immense and it was the American himself who declared he wanted to fight again. Now many boxers are expressing the desire to face Tyson. One is the Italian Vincenzo Cantatore.
During an interview he said: "We made contact with Tyson's entourage. Soon my wife and I will fly to the USA too. There is a general agreement to sign contracts and set a date for the meeting which could be June 17 in Rome.
We already have in mind a training program around Italy to allow everyone to experience the atmosphere of this meeting. I hope that Tyson's presence can also relaunch tourism in our country: I'd like this initiative to be a kind of rebirth after the pandemic.
I don't want to start a second career, I just have the desire to face my myth. It doesn't seem real to me, I'm experiencing sensations that warm my heart. For training I will be followed by great professionals and I will have to go to a retreat.
I'll need four or five months of work. I currently weigh 94 kg but the important thing will be to get to the match in the best conditions. We will fight at the Colosseum." Mike Tyson, just for the match he played, said: "I stopped the vegan diet to cope with the heavy workouts I underwent.
This diet did not give me the strength to provide me with stamina and maximum energy. Today I only eat meat, preferably moose and bison. It's all stuff that makes me feel in shape." Mike Tyson said this speaking of the match exhibition next Saturday, November 28, in the ring of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the home of the Lakers, and on the distance of the eight shots from two minutes, against other former boxing champion Roy Jones.
Now half of America discusses it, involving nutritionists, diehard vegan dieters and even specialists who explain how it is possible that two contenders who add 105 years in two can compete against each other. Mike Tyson is ready for the match that will see him protagonist in the ring of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the home of the Lakers, and on the distance of eight two-minute shots, against the other boxing champion Roy Jones.
Half of America is discussing it on the topic of diet, involving nutritionists, diehard vegan dieters and even specialists who explain how it is possible that two contenders who add 105 years in two years together.