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Mike Tyson & Evander Holyfield Talk 1997 Biting Incident, Holyfield Also Bit Someone in Early Career

Evander Holyfield has sat down with Mike Tyson on the latter's podcast and discussed the infamous ear bite.

Tyson bit part of Holyfield's ear off during their fight in 1997 and was disqualified.

It went down as one of the most infamous incidents in boxing history and the duo sat down to discuss it on 'Hotboxin With Mike Tyson'.

The 57-year-old explained why he ultimately came to forgive Tyson despite losing a part of his ear.

Per TMZ, he said:

"People keep asking, 'How are you gonna forgive somebody?'" Holyfield says. "I say, everything that ever happened, at some point in time, I did it."


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