BOXING: HEAVYWEIGHT CHOMP

BOXING GETS A BLACK EYE AS CHALLENGER MIKE TYSON BITES THE EARS OF CHAMPION EVANDER HOLYFIELD

The rematch between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson was billed as "The Sound and the Fury," borrowing a line from Shakespeare's Macbeth. How fitting then that Saturday's World Boxing Association heavyweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas turned out to be not only a tragedy but also a tale told by an idiot, signifying nothing.

The idiot was Tyson. The former champ and eternal bully, having already lost the first two rounds, decided to retaliate for an accidental head-butting cut over his eye by biting part of Holyfield's right ear off with 40 seconds left in the...

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