Crutching boxing legend Mike Tyson revealed that negotiations with Evander Holyfield are about to be completed, and the two will take their place on May 29.

“I want everyone to know, the match between me and Evander is going to happen. There are only a few small differences before the paperwork is over, and then we’ll take it on. We don’t need promotional events either. This match, “Tyson said in an online Instagram chat with the magazine Haute Living March 23.

Tyson and Holyfield reunited during the 2019 event. Photo: MT

Tyson and Holyfield reunited during the 2019 event. MT

Just before that about a day, representatives of Holyfield announced the upper negotiation with Tyson had collapsed, when “Mike Steel” refused the offer up to 25 million USD. “We negotiated in good faith, but it seemed like we were wasting our time in the end,” said Holyfield manager Kris Lawrence.

But Tyson quickly denied the news. His rematch with Holyfield will take place on May 29 at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, USA.

Holyfield beat Tyson by a technical knock-out in 1996

Holyfield beat Tyson with a technical knock-out on November 9, 1996 in Las Vegas.

In the past, Tyson twice compared to Holyfield, but both lost. On 9/11/1996, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Holyfield beat Tyson by a technical knockout in the 11th half to win the WBA and The Heavy Ring. Half a year later, Tyson was lost for biting Holyfield’s ear and creating the most noisy scandal in boxing history in the world.

Tyson bit Holyfield's ear in 1997

Tyson bit Holyfield’s ear during his rematch on June 28, 1997, also in Las Vegas.

With the opportunity to meet Holyfield again after nearly 24 years, Tyson is confident he can defeat the rival for the first time. “Holyfield is very humble and a man of God. Me too, but I’m confident will succeed in the match on May 29”, the 54-year-old boxer confirmed.

On November 28, 2020, Tyson returned with a performance match with Roy Jones Jr. With scores from three guest referees are 76-76, 79-73, 76-80, Mike Tyson and Jones Jr. be dealt with. Both boxers received a special title “Frontline Battle” awarded by the WBC.

Meanwhile, Holyfield has also returned to training since last year. Three weeks ago, he challenged Mike Tyson when he posted a short training video with the caption “Start to get back to rhythm, and now just wait for my partner – Mike Tyson – to show up. Where are you?” ? “, Holyfield shared on Instagram.

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