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My favourite game: Holyfield v Tyson, WBA heavyweight title fight 1997

5 mins | Apr 4, 2020
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Historic moments: the boxing fight that will never be forgotten, because of an ear. Kevin Mitchell, tennis and boxing correspondent of the Guardian, was in Las Vegas on the night Mike Tyson bit his opponent’s ears twice in a fight that descended into anarchy. In this piece, he recalls his incredible experience.
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