- Mike Tyson says he has never thought about being fined for biting Holyfield's ear
- The American stated that he made more money afterwards than what he was fined
- During their rematch in 1997, Tyson infamously chewed off Holyfield's ear and was disqualified
Boxing legend Mike Tyson has explained that he has never for once thought about $3m fine he was ordered to pay years back when he bit Evander Holyfield's ear out of annoyance.
Mike Tyson explained that the reason he was unperturbed about the big fine he was asked to pay was that he actually made more money than the amount.
Ii was in the year 1996 that Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield first met in what was a big battle between these two boxing legends.
Tyson wanted to defend his WBA heavyweight title which he failed to as he was beaten by his fellow American in the eleventh round.
But after the fight, Mike Tyson complained that he was head butted many times by his opponent in which a rematch was ordered for the following year.
Mike Tyson however took the mind of annoyance into the ring to face Holyfield in the second fight in which he bit him twice on his ear which forced the organizers to disqualify him and fined.
''Not at all. I never think about it.
''You know what I do think about? I think about how much money I’ve made from biting somebody’s ear which supersedes the 3million dollars that I lost. Isn’t that crazy?'' Tyson explained.
Meanwhile, Evander Holyfield has challenged Mike Tyson to come out again and fight him for the third time in what will be a charity game.
"If it comes about, as long as it works for both of us. If it’s a charity thing it’ll be more of this is what he wants to do." he explained.
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how former welterweight champion Ricky Hatton believes Mike Tyson's propose comeback into the rings might end up bad for the American.
The 53-year-old has been training heavily lately showing his speedy and dangerous uppercuts in a bid to grace four-round exhibition fights for charity.
Recently, Tyson Fury's father John sent a come-fight-me message to the former heavyweight champion saying he could die to be in the rings with the baddest man on the planet.
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