Mike Tyson reportedly wanted to beat Michael Jordan in 1988

Mike Tyson reportedly wanted to beat Michael Jordan in 1988

- Mike Tyson had an argument with Michael Jordan 32 years ago

- Tyson accused Jordan of having an affair with his wife then

- The boxer wanted to beat Jordan in Chicago

World boxing champion Mike Tyson has been reported that he allegedly wanted to attack basketball icon Michael Jordan when they met at a dinner in American 32 years ago.

The incident in 1988 was said to have occurred in Chicago when Tyson and Jordan went for a birthday party of NFL player Richard Dent.

According to the report on Sportsbible, Rory Holloway who was one of Mike Tyson's managers then is the one who revealed what actually transpired on that faithful day.

It was stated that Michael Jordan dated Tyson's wife Givens then and that was what caused the trouble between these two legends.

"Tyson's sitting there with his drink of choice, a Long Island Tea, and when he drinks his real feelings come out.

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"I'm telling the server to water his drinks down 'cause I see where this is going. Mike stares across the table at Michael Jordan. He says, 'Hey man, you think I'm stupid? I know you f**ked with my bitc..

"Jordan looks like he just seen a ghost. 'I know you messed with her,' Mike says. 'You can tell me.'' Holloway explained.

Meanwhile, Michael Jordan was said to have stayed calm and did not say a word when Mike Tyson was angry and wanted to fight which was at the peak of his boxing career.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how boxing legend Mike Tyson 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.

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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.

It 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.

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