Tyson shook hands with Holyfield on OprahOctober 17, 2009
Mike Tyson and his former opponent, Evander Holyfield, made peace after the incident from one of the most controversial games in history, back in 1997. The two are bounded by a painful experience: both have lost a children.
The former boxers have addressed each other only beautiful words “This is a beautiful guy,” he said, holding Holyfield’s arm affectionately for several seconds. “I just want you to know it’s just been a pleasure … being acquainted with you.”
Both Tyson and Holyfield appeared in Oprah’s studio like mature people, went through the trials of life.