Tyson-Holyfield sit-down interviews after the first fight

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by McGrain, Jan 14, 2022 at 9:01 AM.

  1. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2007

    Chat after the first fight. Sound is bad so you want to turn it up if you are watching.

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    Some waistcoat Hoyfield has on.

    "The strategy was not to go backwards. At all. People that went backward, always in trouble." - Evander.

    "Perhaps the third round we collided heads and from that point on I don't know anything that happened." - Mike.

    Tyson definitely not feeling helpful :lol: This is worth it though.
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2022 at 9:06 AM
  2. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2007
    I ****ing love Evander Holyfield.
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  3. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Ridin' the rails... Full Member

    Jul 25, 2015
    I forgot how well Holyfield maneuvered Tyson's shoulders.

    "I'm in good shape. I could fight like this all night." Some Tyson posters will not appreciate these comments from the man himself.
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  4. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 22, 2009
    You and me both, kid!!!
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  5. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 16, 2012
    Shame that holyfield got away with that cheating
  6. divac

    divac Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 24, 2004
    Fight going foward, crowding Mike Tyson. Anyone who had analyzed Tyson's fights where he went the distance not looking spectacular would figure out Tyson did'nt thrown many punches when he was crowded, Tyson just is'nt a great infighter unless his opponent is up that close but not throwing punches. Holyfield had this figured out and was able to implement his game plan to near perfection.
    Good fight for 5 rounds, but then Holyfield just takes over after knocking Tyson down in the 6th.
  7. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 27, 2005
    Tyson just totally disassociates himself with the fight - a bit bizarro really. Even in short clips Holyfield really did soak up some bombs with really not much reaction. His greatest night for mine.
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  8. fists of fury

    fists of fury Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Oct 25, 2006
    I watched this years ago. Good interview.
  9. JohnnyBriton

    JohnnyBriton New Member Full Member

    Jan 31, 2021
    First knockdown was bogus, but Holyfield won the fight no question. Mike couldn’t hurt him, and Holyfield was more active and accurate. Bizarre interview.