IRON MIKE vs Evander Holyfield III is set for the Middle East this year in a £200m-plus epic rematch.
We understands the veteran pair, are in talks over a trilogy fight taking place in Dubai.
After his comeback against Roy Jones ,Mike Tyson is in talks for a follow-up fight.
Afterwards the success of Mike’s November comeback against Roy Jones Jr in Los Angeles, Iron Mike is now fielding offers from some of the richest places on earth for his follow-up fight.
Anthony Joshua landed a £100million site fee to beat Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia in 2019 and the UFC is enjoying a great lockdown run in Abu Dhabi, where all Covid-19 rules are followed and mega-money can still be made.
So, with Mike Tyson Hangover star Tyson proving himself to still be a massive attraction, there is plenty of dosh on the table for another dance, this time in the desert.
The American heavyweights went toe-to-toe twice, with Holyfield winning the thrilling November 1996 original with an 11th-round stoppage.
Seven months later, the rematch is one of the most infamous in history after Iron Mike was disqualified for biting off a chunk of the Real Deal’s ear.
Holyfield, is believed to have blown through nearly the same £300million fortune his old foe splurged away in their wild heydays.
In a pay-per-view exhibition that turned out to be a financial success, Iron Mike enjoyed a windfall by boxing Jones Jr.
The L . A clash between Iron Mike and Jones was a hit for broadcasters on both sides of the pond, with BT Sport pleased with the number of fans who snapped up the £19.95 show despite it’s twilight start time around 5am.
Holyfield was the original opponent Team Mike Tyson had in mind for his comeback, after 15 years retired, but the deal fell through allowing Jones Jr to profit.
The only man to be undisputed champion in two divisions, Holyfield looks in fine shape for his years.
But a video leaked last year from the set of one of his promo training videos appeared to show a man losing the battles against Father Time and a long list of injuries.