HOLYFIELD, EVANDER-MIKE TYSON I FULL TICKET (1996)
JO Sports Inc.
HISTORY: 1996 was a very good year for Holyfield. First, he met former world champion Bobby Czyz, beating him by a knockout in six. Then, he and Mike Tyson finally met. Tyson had recovered the WBC and WBA Heavyweight Championship and, after being stripped of the WBC title for not facing Lennox Lewis, defended the WBA title against Holyfield on November 9 of that year. Tyson was heavily favored to win, but Holyfield made history by defeating Tyson in an 11th round TKO. This was the third occasion on which Holyfield won the WBA Heavyweight title. However, the fight was not recognized as being for the Linear Heavyweight Championship, which was held by George Foreman at the time. Offered here is an original, full, unused ticket for this fight.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, full, unused ticket which names and pictures the fighters and which includes a section, row and seat number. Stub firmly attached. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Bold color and print and bold, clear images. Minor corner wear. 3 1/4" x 8."