Earlier this year, Tyson introduced Mike Bites, a line of pot gummies that are shaped like ears with a bite out of them, a nod to the 1997 WBA Heavyweight Championship, when Tyson infamously bit Holyfield’s ear.
But time has apparently healed all wounds because on Black Friday, Tyson’s cannabis company, Tyson 2.0, will introduce Holy Ears, a line of THC- and Delta-8 THC-infused edibles.
The duo plans to release Holyfield’s own cannabis line in 2023.
Tyson has become an evangelist for cannabis and psychedelics in recent years, and he told HuffPost, “If I was on cannabis, I wouldn’t have bit [Holyfield’s] ear!”
Although Tyson smoked weed as a kid, he gave it up for decades after he lost a spot on the 1984 Olympic boxing team.
“I’d get raving drunk, and people would say it was better than getting high,” Tyson said, adding that he came back to cannabis because he didn’t like the effect of other painkillers, such as opiates.
“You can’t shit. You can’t do nothing,” Tyson said.
Considering Tyson’s ear-shaped