Difference between revisions of "Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (1st meeting)"

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<fight>11105</fight>
 
<fight>11105</fight>
'''[[World Boxing Association]] Heavyweight Title'''
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*'''[[World Boxing Association]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defense of Tyson)
  
 
== Comments ==
 
== Comments ==
* Named [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year|Fight of the Year]] and [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year|Upset of the Year]] for 1996.
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*See also, [[Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson (2nd meeting)]]
* Tyson down in the sixth round
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*1996 - [[Ring Magazine Fight of the Year]] and [[Ring Magazine Upset of the Year]].
* See also, [[Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson (2nd meeting)]]
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*Tyson down in the sixth round.
* First major boxing pay-per-view promotion in the twenty year television career of Showtime's executive producer [[Jay Larkin]]
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*First major boxing pay-per-view promotion in the twenty year television career of Showtime's executive producer [[Jay Larkin]].
 
*This bout was to have taken place on two separate occasions, in 1990 and 1991. The 1990 date fell through due to Tyson's upset loss to Buster Douglas. The 1991 scheduled match didn't take place due to Tyson hurting his hip during a work-out.
 
*This bout was to have taken place on two separate occasions, in 1990 and 1991. The 1990 date fell through due to Tyson's upset loss to Buster Douglas. The 1991 scheduled match didn't take place due to Tyson hurting his hip during a work-out.

Revision as of 21:51, 7 December 2011

Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield . Fasan.jpg

1996-11-09 : Mike Tyson 222 lbs lost to Evander Holyfield 215 lbs by TKO at 0:37 in round 11 of 12

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