Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson fought for the World Boxing Association heavyweight championship on November 9, 1996.
The bout took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Paradise, Nevada.
It was Tyson’s first defense of the WBA title that he had won from Bruce Seldon on September 7 of that year.
It would be followed up with a controversial rematch.
Let’s remark again this classical event in the history of boxing: