EVANDER HOLYFIELD is training with fellow boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko as he continues to tease a sensational comeback to the sport.
Evander Holyfield is training with Wladimir KlitschkoCredit: https://www.instagram.com/evanderholyfield/
Holyfield has two victories against Iron Mike – one of which was the infamous ear-biting that saw Tyson disqualified in 1997.
And The Real Deal is keen on going at it for a third time against his 54-year-old old foe.
To keep himself in tip-top shape, Holyfield has drafted in former unified heavyweight champ Klitschko, 44.
The American shared a photo of them together to his Instagram.
Since retiring following a devastating KO defeat to Anthony Joshua in 2017, Klitschko has often teased a return to boxing himself.
The Ukrainian finished his career with 64 wins and five losses – one of which was of course the scintillationg points loss to Tyson Fury in 2015.
That saw him lose all his world titles – before he unsuccessfully tried to win them back against AJ.
Holyfield, meanwhile, is relishing the chance to fight Tyson again.
This was the shocking moment when Tyson bit a chunk out of Holyfield’s ear in 1997Credit: AFP – Getty
Tyson made a comeback to boxing when he drew with Roy Jones Jr in DecemberCredit: USA TODAY Sports
Tyson made an astonishing comeback in November, as he came out of retirement for an exhibition bout with Roy Jones Jr.
It inspired Holyfield – who twice beat Iron Mike – to do the same with the heavyweight legend training for a return of his own.
And he does so with the intention of sealing a trilogy with Tyson as negotiations between the two continue.
Holyfield, 58, told SunSport: “People do what they choose to do and for whatever reason they have, they do it.
“The thing is that if it’s meant to be it will happen, either way, it is what it is.
“What I can tell you is that my team is talking to Mike’s management, so I’m waiting for a decision. They are communicating right now.
“The thing is I’m still training for this, I know it will be some day this deal will happen and I’m ready for him. I’m doing OK.”