Evander holyfield assured that he wants to make the third fight with Mike tyson, after he suffered a knockout in the first round against Vitor Belfort in stellar combat of the role of Triller.
“Yes, I am still interested in facing Mike tyson”The heavyweight legend replied minutes after he lost on his return to the ring at 58 years old.
Mike and Evander They met for the first time in November 1996. Holyfield dominated Tyson to knock him out in the eleventh episode, while for June 1997 the rematch was given and that was when Mike bit him on the ear in the third chapter.
In November 2020, Mike tyson returned to the strung in a function of Triller to face Roy Jones Jr., whom he defeated by unanimous decision.
However, after they signed Holyfield to look for the third confrontation with Tyson, complications began with Mike, since he argued that Triller He did not have his rights and threatened to fight with another promoter.
Even Evander assured that his team offered him a very juicy bag and there was no response, while according to reports, Mike I was going to travel to the function of Evander to look for that third contest, but he was not seen in the arena.
Fight against Belfort
The fight before Belfort It was agreed to eight rounds of two minutes each, but after Evander looked vulnerable during the first minute of the opening round, Vitor took the opportunity to knock him out.
Already in the last 25 seconds of the first round, Vitor Belfort He landed at least 15 punches and although the referee gave him a few seconds to see if he could continue, Holyfield He stood still and they stopped the contest.
“I could not return as I am used to,” he confessed Evander holyfield. “I let it get too close. But he’s very strong and he pushed me back, but he wasn’t hurt. I’m not hurt. “
– Triller Fight Club (@trillerfight) September 12, 2021