OTD in 1996 Evander Holyfield knocked out Mike Tyson (video)

OTD in 1996 Evander Holyfield knocked out Mike Tyson (video)

On November 9th, 1996 one of the greatest shocks in heavyweight boxing happened.

Evander Holyfield shocked Mike Tyson as an 11-1 underdog to claim the WBA Heavyweight Title.

Holyfield was 20-1 to win by Technical Knock Out but he beat Mike Tyson thanks to an 11th-round technical knockout in their heavyweight title fight.

Holyfield became the 2nd boxer, after Muhammad Ali, to win the heavyweight title three times.

Holyfield produced a perfect combination of punches to hurt Mike Tyson who could not return and the fight ended.

Watch Holyfield knockout Mike Tyson below

 

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