Legendary boxers Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield announced a collaboration on a line of hashish edibles Monday, a shock partnership between the previous heavyweight champions contemplating Tyson famously munched on Holyfield’s ear throughout a 1997 match.
The product line is known as “Holy Ears,” a play on the unlucky incident between the 2 throughout Holyfield’s protection of the 1997 heavyweight title.
The edibles can be on the market from Tyson’s hashish line Tyson 2.0 in Arizona, Illinois, Nevada and New Jersey later this month.
Tyson 2.0’s mother or father firm Carma Holdings additionally introduced the 2023 launch of Holyfield’s personal hashish model, with Holyfield calling hashish “the medication we actually wanted all through our careers” in a press launch.
This gained’t be the primary Tyson will attempt to revenue off of the Holyfield chunk: He launched a “Mike Bites” edible line in March. The “Mike Bites” gummies depicted proper ears lacking a bit from the highest – the identical a part of Holyfield’s ear Tyson sank his enamel into twenty years in the past.
Thought-about one of many best boxers and hardest punchers ever, Tyson grew to become the youngest heavyweight champion ever in 1986, however Tyson is equally well-known for his controversial life exterior of the game. Tyson spent three years in jail following a rape conviction, returning to the ring in 1995 following his launch and combating Holyfield in heavyweight title bouts in 1996 and 1997, dropping each instances.
Tyson told the Huffington Publish concerning the collaboration: “If I used to be on hashish, I wouldn’t have bit [Holyfield’s]
Mike Tyson is selling ear-shaped cannabis-infused edibles called ‘Mike Bites’ (CNN)
Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield Come Together For ‘Ear-ie’ Cannabis Collaboration (Huffington Publish)