Mike tyson assured that he bit the ear of Evander holyfield in 1997 because he was giving him a lot of head butting, and that he would bite him again if he suffered the same thing again.
“I bit him because I wanted to kill him,” he said Mike tyson in recent interview for the narrator Jim Gray. “I was very angry because I was shaking my head. I lost consciousness from the whole fight. He took me out of my fight plan and everything. “
Gray asked him if he would ever bite someone in a fight again, and surprisingly, Tyson said yes.
“I said (at the time), no, I never would,” he said. Tyson. “But I think I could do it again. If he did what he was doing to me again, I would bite him again. Yes”.
Mike tyson claims that he did so because he had to defend his glory, and felt that Evander holyfield he was taking her away.
“Look, by hook or by crook, I’m not going to let anyone take my glory,” he added. Tyson. “I am going to confront everything that I have to confront. I already did (the bite), I have to accept responsibility. That was my glory. And I take responsibility for it ”.
Mike Tyson’s apology to Evander Holyfield for the bite
In October 2009, the television presenter Oprah Winfrey managed to gather in a television studio Mike tyson already Evander holyfield for them to talk and pass after the 1997 fight in which Tyson gave a bite on the ear Holyfield.
The sports shoe store, Foot locker, even filmed a commercial in 2013 where he brings together both fighters and Tyson returns the piece of ear to Holyfield and reiterates his apologies.