Mike tyson rejected offers of up to $ 25 million from the Evander Holyfield for a third fight between the two. The negotiations have died, according to a statement from Kris lawrence, handler Holyfield.
“We thought the deal was done, but it fell when people from Tyson rejected all offers, “he said Lawrence it’s a statement. “We were negotiating in good faith and it seems like we wasted our time.”
According to the statement, Mike tyson would have turned down $ 25 million for the third fight with Holyfield was made in Miami. It would be at Hard Rock Stadium, home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. Right there the fight between the Canelo Alvarez Y Avni Yildirim last February.
“Representatives of Evander Holyfield expressed frustration after representatives of Mike tyson reject a 25 million dollar guarantee from the team Holyfield team To participate in Tyson vs Holyfield 3 at Hard Rock Stadium, to kick off Memorial Weekend, ”the statement said. “The parties have been in intense negotiations for several months. There were many offers made for him Team Tyson. However, recent demands from the Team Tyson they have become unviable. They are not what Mike tyson originally had agreed with Evander Holyfield in direct conversations ”.
Tyson returned to the strings on November 28, 2020 in an exhibition contest against Roy jones jr, with whom he tied in eight rounds.
At 54 years old, Mike has shown that he is in good physical condition. And, for this reason, it was said that he was going to face for the third time Holyfield, who on different occasions expressed his wish.
“A somewhat explosive statement from Evander Holyfield this morning”, wrote Ben baby of ESPN. “In a statement, it indicates that Mike tyson rejected $ 25 million guaranteed to face Holyfield the weekend of Memorial day this year”.
A bit of an explosive statement from Evander Holyfield this morning. In a statement, he claims Mike Tyson turned down $ 25 million guaranteed to fight Holyfield in Miami on Memorial Day weekend this year.
– Ben Baby (@Ben_Baby) March 22, 2021
However, it seems that this fight has fallen, since there is no contact between the teams of both fighters.
“The Holyfield team sincerely believed that an agreement was imminent, ”said the Evander. “Especially after Hard rock endorsed the project and there were multiple bids for the Team Tyson”.
According to TMZ, it was expected that in the Hard Rock Stadium, in Miami Florida, house of the Miami dolphins, the third contest between Mike tyson Y Evander Holyfield at the end of May.
In the latest chapter of Hotboxin ‘, the podcast of Mike, the former US champion said he seeks to return to the ring at the end of May, although he did not indicate who his rival would be.