Mike Tyson’s cannabis company, Tyson 2.0, is now selling cannabis-infused gummies shaped like ears with bites in them – harkening back to Tyson’s infamous 1997 WBA Heavyweight Championship bout with Evander Holyfield.
The company announced the product release via Twitter on Tuesday.
Holy ears! They’re finally here! Go get your Mike Bites now 👂😤 pic.twitter.com/BCbXcdYcra
— ItsTyson20 (@itstyson20) March 15, 2022
“Holy ears!” the company wrote in a tweet. “They’re finally here! Go get your Mike Bites now.”
According to the company’s website, Tyson 2.0 products are currently available in California, Colorado, and Nevada.
Tyson and Holyfield had discussed the possibility of the products in a 2019 video.
“People keep asking, ‘How are you gonna forgive somebody that?’” Holyfield said in the video, according to a World Boxing News report. “I say, everything that ever happened, at some point in time, I did it. Mike bit me. I say I bit somebody too. It just wasn’t on TV. I bit a guy in his shoulder. He dropped me, and I didn’t know when you had a concussion, you’ll bite too.”
“You might be in business,” Tyson responded, “because we’re going to make some holey ears. Some edibles [of the ear] that got a bite taken out of ’em.”
“Well, I could do that,” Holyfield responded.
It’s unclear whether Holyfield is receiving a cut of the product sales but the former opponents have worked together before – in 2012 Tyson promoted Holyfield’s barbecue sauce.
“My realdealbbqsauce.com will make u wanna take a bite out of someone’s ear! Ask @MikeTyson – Luv ya bro!” Holyfield tweeted on the 15th anniversary of the championship fight, according to a Delish report.
“@holyfield’s ear would’ve been much better with his new BBQ sauce,” Tyson responded, “check it out realdealbbqsauce.com.”
Tyson was disqualified in the 1997 fight after biting Holyfield’s ear in the third round of the bout. Tyson’s boxing license was also revoked and he was hit with more than $3 million in fines.
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