The Bite Fight: Tyson, Holyfield and the Night That Changed Boxing Forever

The Bite Fight: Tyson, Holyfield and the Night That Changed Boxing Forever

George Willis


The notorious boxing fit among Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield on June 28, 1997, was once like none different within the sport’s historical past, and this insightful account of the anticipation, the ugly struggle itself, and the continuing aftermath of that one evening unearths simply how a lot of an effect it relatively made. The competitors met for a rematch that may by no means be complete, as Tyson earned a disqualification and infamy that within the 3rd around via biting off a component to Holyfield’s ear. via approximately a hundred interviews, together with with the famed warring parties themselves, and large learn of prior interviews, books, and transcripts, this exploration of the sensational occasions surrounding the struggle presents a behind-the-scenes, earlier and current examine the bout.

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