Nearly 25 years after he was disqualified from the World Boxing Association Heavyweight Championship for biting his opponent Evander Holyfield’s ears, the boxing legend continues to make stunning headlines.
His startup cannabis company is launching ear-shaped weed gums called “Mike Bites.” “Holy ears! Finally they are here! Get your Mike Bites now,” his company Tyson 2.0 wrote in a tweet tuesday, along with a photo of the gummy bears.
The gummy bears are sold in pharmacies in California, Massachusetts and Nevada.
The bite cost Tyson disqualification from the 1997 World Boxing Association Heavyweight Championship. His boxing license was revoked and he was fined $3 million.
Thankfully, all these years later, there’s no bad blood between Tyson and Holyfield, and the two even reconcile. in one Episode 2019 of the podcast “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson,” Holyfield said he “forgave” Tyson, and Tyson threw him an ear-shaped candy.
“They could be in business because we’re going to make some sacred ears,” Tyson said at the time. “Some edibles [of the ear] that took a bite out of them.”
Holyfield replied, “Well, I could do that.”