It is known that Mike Tyson was involved in one of the most controversial moments in boxing history in 1997 when he bit the ear of Evander Holyfield during their second battle for the WBA world heavyweight championship. Earlier during an interview, Mike Tyson revealed that he bit Evander Holyfield’s ear because he wanted to kill him at that moment.
Recently the makers of Liger officially confirmed that Mike Tyson will play a cameo in the young and happening actor Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday starrer much awaited movie Liger which is based on boxing. A source close to the project Liger revealed that Puri Jagannadh’ directorial venture might have a special ode to the ear-biting moment from Mike Tyson’s 1997 fight with Evander Holyfield.
The sources added that there is talk that the makers of Liger might include a reference to the ear-biting episode in the film starring Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday. However, this is not the first time the boxing champion Mike Tyson will be seen in a Hindi film. He had already essayed a cameo in Firoz Nadiadwala’s Fool N Final which was released in 2007.
For this upcoming action drama Liger, Vijay Deverakonda underwent a physical transformation to play the role of a boxer.
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