Holyfield stopped Tyson in the 11th round of their 1996 showdown and won a rematch by disqualification when Tyson infamously bit a part of his ear off in their June 1997 encounter. If anything, boxing will always deal in the outrageous, as well as the glorious. He breaks down his sparring, training, Mike Tyson’s comeback and their history. Who’s up for Tyson-Holyfield III, AARP? It seems like just yesterday when the entire world sat aghast at the sight of Mike Tyson chomping away at arch rival Evander Holyfield’s ear. Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield were bitter rivals in the mid-90s. Copy this into the source of your page where you want the article to appear: Get the best sports betting information delivered straight to your inbox for free. In the first bout, Holyfield opened a massive 25/1 underdog, tightened to the 5/1 range and beat Tyson by technical knockout in the 11th round. In the past couple days, both Tyson and Holyfield intimated they want to come back, perhaps even to renew their rivalry. Holyfield, who bested Tyson twice in highly dramatic fashion, has been talking about making his own comeback. It could go as high as 10, but I doubt it.”. The odds listed above are in American format, but can easily be converted to decimal or fractional format via our odds converter tool. It achieved notoriety as one of the most bizarre fights in boxing history, after Tyson bit off part of Holyfield's ear. Needless to say, the lines (as in betting lines) are already being drawn for other potential novelty style opponents. Entertaining the possibility of that matchup, given that both the legends will dawn gloves again, is something irresistible. Holyfield won both previous matchups, held at MGM Grand Garden on Nov. 9, 1996, and June 28, 1997, respectively. So The SuperBook posted odds for Tyson-Holyfield III. Their first encounter ended with Holyfield winning via 11th round TKO. Tyson vs. Holyfield 3 Is Now a Real Possibility. MMA star Hector Lombard, and New Zealand rugby star Sonny Bill Williams have found themselves on the list of possible opponents for Tyson, along with former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs. Mike Tyson, at one time the Baddest Man on the Planet, recently hinted at a return to the ring at age 53, as did 57-year-old Evander Holyfield. “I would say it’ll be a while before all of this can be decided by both sides,” Osterman said, before proffering a guess. By signing up for the Covers newsletter, you agree to receive electronic communications from Covers about our products and services, as well as other content that may be of interest to you, Tyson vs Holyfield 3 Betting Odds Released In Las Vegas, Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr fight odds: "Iron Mike" ends 15-year hiatus, Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 Updated Betting Odds, Fury vs Joshua odds: Tyson Fury the favorite for two-fight deal. With Tyson/Holyfield III not even being confirmed yet, most sportsbooks have only opened the one betting market on who will win the fight. Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II, billed as "the Sound and the Fury" and afterwards infamously referred to as "the Bite Fight" or "the Bite of '97" was a professional boxing match contested on June 28, 1997, for the WBA Heavyweight Championship. Tyson-Holyfield III odds are available in Las Vegas. The 1997 rematch between Holyfield and Tyson seemed, for all intents and purposes to put an abrupt, and savage, end to a famous rivalry. Roy pulled no punches and discussed the Mike Tyson Fight and how it came about. Holyfield stopped Tyson in 11 rounds in November 1996 and got away with a disqualification victory in the rematch in June 1997 after Tyson chewed a portion of his ear. “At this point,” Post writer Des Bieler, writes, “it seems all but inevitable that someone will pony up the dough to put the two former heavyweight champions back together in the ring. This means that a $100 wager would profit $250. Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are forever tied together for one of the most disgraceful actions in modern boxing history. By Darrelle Lincoln. There were no bettors interested Tuesday night, seeing the matchup as more a novelty than anything, and not wanting to have their money tied up for an undetermined amount of time. While Tyson is a solid favorite, the initial thought was an even steeper price. Amazingly, though, things might be coming around full circle. Foto source:sportingnews.com This means that, according to optimistic forecasts, it will take place no earlier than this autumn. “Sometime in 2021, in my opinion.”. Boxing Legend Roy Jones joined BoxingInsider.com Radio for a can’t miss interview. “We actually started higher on Tyson. This means that bettors would need to wager $300 in order to win $100. Check out some of the best sportsbooks available where you live. With Tyson being the clear favorite, his odds have the minus sign (-) in front of them at -300. Top Boxing Trainers Curtis Jones and Henry Deleon joined BoxingInsider.com owner Larry Goldberg on this edition of BoxingInsider.com Radio. Amazingly, though, things might be coming around full circle. “We’re figuring it would be a scheduled six-round fight. For there’s talk – and let’s make it clear that it’s just talk – that Tyson and Holyfield could meet again. It’s hardly set in stone, but The SuperBook figured it was worth charging ahead with odds for the potential Tyson comeback bout. Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield, billed as Finally, was a professional boxing match fought between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson for the World Boxing Association heavyweight championship on November 9, 1996 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Paradise, Nevada.The bout was Tyson's first defense of the WBA title that he had won from Bruce Seldon on September 7 of that year. World Boxing News 07/05/2020 HotBoxin Podcast. “Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have a combined age of 110 and just might fight again,” reads a Washington Post headline published on Thursday. But others will surely get on board if the rumors heat up. The 1997 rematch between Holyfield and Tyson seemed, for all intents and purposes to put an abrupt, and savage, end to a famous rivalry. And, although the two men would most likely only fight in an exhibition – for charity, perhaps – the whispers are now enough for the media to be salivating. Sure, this time it would be less about the WBC, WBA and IBF titles and more about the AARP, but let’s face it — there would be some interest, and therefore some money to be made.”. There’s no date set yet, but The SuperBook isn’t expecting Tyson-Holyfield 3 to take place anytime soon, with a must-fight-by date of Dec. 31, 2021. “With the idea being floated around by both Tyson and Holyfield, we felt why not price it?” Sherman told Covers on Tuesday evening, noting the expectation that the bout would be an exhibition. The SuperBook thinks it’s possible and on Tuesday night posted Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield odds, with the caveat that the beyond-half-centenarian boxers must meet by Dec. 31, 2021, for betting tickets to be live. Covers talked with Jeff Sherman and Eric Osterman about the process of setting Tyson-Holyfield odds. What makes the possibility Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield 3 so enticing? What’s more, Tyson has reportedly been offered quite a bit of money to engage in a bare knuckle contest. A Holyfield win would pay out much more, as he's the underdog at +250. Roy discussed the heavyweight division, promoting boxing, UFC who he feels is the top fighter today and so much more. Tyson, who turns 54 on June 30, was installed as a -300 favorite. REPORT: Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield 3 In The Works. May 16, 2020. For the moment, The SuperBook at Westgate appears to be the first U.S. book with Tyson-Holyfield 3 odds. We were thinking more in the -400 range,” Osterman said. Writer for Total Pro Sports Since August 31, 2015 . The rematch was the infamous Bite Fight, in which Tyson bit both of Holyfield’s ears over the course of the third round and was disqualified when that round ended. “But the more we thought it through, we could see a lot of people looking to bet the ‘dog, so we came down to where we thought we could get two-way action.”. “Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield comeback rumors are swirling,” declares Cool Media, which specializes in providing exposure for sportsbooks, “and oddsmakers didn’t waste a minute setting odds for a potential rematch between two of the most fabled fighters in boxing history.”, There’s been talk of Tyson fighting in exhibition matches, talk that’s been fueled by a stunning video showing the 53 year old former heavyweight king banging away at the pads.
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