OREANDA-NEWS Former absolute heavyweight boxing world champion Mike Tyson beat up a man on a plane. Tyson struck the passenger several blows to the face, after which the man received medical assistance. The video is available on the TMZ Sports website. The incident occurred on April 20 during a flight from San Francisco to Florida. According to the source, the man was intoxicated. He tried to get Mike to talk. The boxer asked him to calm down, but in the end he struck him several blows.

Earlier it was reported that another legendary boxer Oscar de la Hoya was put on trial. Athlete accused of sexual assault, the victim of which was a former employee of his tequila company Casa Mexico. According to the girl, she was twice harassed and abused by a boxer in 2020. The injured party filed a lawsuit in the Los Angeles Supreme Court, and the woman has claims not only to de la Hoya. She also demands to punish the company's management for unfair, in her opinion, dismissal.

«We are increasingly finding ourselves in a situation where malicious and unfair accusations are interpreted as the truth without evidence. I am sure that my legal team will solve this issue and prove my innocence», the 49-year-old boxer said.

The story was published by ESPN, the name of the alleged victim is not disclosed. It is worth recalling that in 1992 Tyson was sentenced to six years in prison for rape, in 1998 he was sentenced to 3.5 months in prison for beating people who collided with his car, and in 2008 he spent a day behind bars for drug use and driving drunk.