Round 3: Mike Tyson hints at new bout with old rival Evander Holyfield

Adrian Ovalle

Mike Tyson has posted another training video firmly insisting “I’m back”, raising the possibility of a 3rd battle with Evander Holyfield.

Their first bout in 1996 was explained at the time as the “upset of the year” by Calling publication after Holyfield won.

And the rematch triggered shock and debate when Tyson was disqualified in the 3rd round for biting off a piece of his opponent’s ear.

Holyfield floorings Tyson in their first bout in 1996

Recently Holyfield revealed on social media that he would return in the ring to eliminate in “exhibition matches for a great cause”.

And on Monday, Tyson posted another training video on Instagram revealing his objective to place on the gloves once again.

The 53- year-old captured the attention of the boxing world recently when he posted a brief video of an exercise that revealed he still had a few of the power and speed that permitted him to end up being the first heavyweight to hold the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles.

He stated then he was thinking about a go back to the ring for some exhibit bouts to raise money for charity.

The most recent video shows “Iron Mike” roaring through an exercise.

Tyson was disqualified from their second defend biting of a portion of Holyfield’s ear

Given that he hinted at a return, oppositions have actually been lining up for a shot at the former champ with rugby stars Sonny Costs Williams and Australian Paul Gallen promoted as possible challengers.

However a more popular – and most likely bet – would be Holyfield.

Tyson, who ended up being the youngest heavyweight champ of perpetuity when he beat Trevor Berbick in 1986 aged 20, won 50 of his 58 expert battles prior to retiring.

Holyfield, likewise called the Real Offer, won 44 of his 57 expert battles.

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