Mike Tyson calls out Lennox Lewis after Evander Holyfield ‘f***ed up the money’

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Mike Tyson said he needed to fight again and called Lennox Lewis for a rematch after Evander Holyfield’s ‘F***ed up the money’.

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The heavyweight giant came out of retirement last November to make a spectacular comeback.

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Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield
Vitor Belfort's ridiculous victory over Evander Holyfield

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Vitor Belfort’s ridiculous victory over Evander Holyfieldcredit: AP

He faced 52-year-old Roy Jones Jr. in an eight-round exhibition, which ended in a draw, and vowed to continue the fight.

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His return to the ring also prompted Holyfield, 58, to start training again, leading to his disastrous fight with 44-year-old ex-UFC champion Vitor Belfort.

Belfort beat the veteran former champion around the ring before the referee rightfully stopped the skit.

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Tyson, 55, is furious at believing a fascinating but necessary trilogy, Holyfield is dead in the water, leaving 56-year-old Lewis his new target.

They told ESNews: “I want one fight. I want one more fight.

“We were supposed to go with Evander Holyfield, but Evander raised the money, so we have to do it with Lennox now.”


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In 1996 Tyson was defeated by Holyfield in Round 11 and was disqualified a year later for biting off his opponent’s ear in their rematch.

But they were recently in talks for a trilogy match after 24 years from the infamous ‘Bite Fight’ until they failed to agree on terms.

Lewis knocked out Tyson in 2002, and according to former mobster-turned-motivational speaker Michael Franzes, there is now a rematch.

Franzis, who had Iron Mike as a guest Youtube channel, said: “He is going to fight again in December.

“Lennox Lewis, and I can tell you he’s in pretty good shape.”

Mike Tyson was ousted by Lennox Lewis in 2002

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Mike Tyson was ousted by Lennox Lewis in 2002

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