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Mike Tyson explains what human ear tastes like (video)

Jul 9, 2012, 10:02 AM EDT

Former heavyweight champion Tyson gestures as he talks about the Broadway debut of his one-man show "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" during a news conference in New York Reuters

A much better venue for this would have been Rachel Ray’s show, in my opinion. But as it was, Mike Tyson was on Bravo’s Watch What Happens: Live (Sun.-Thu., 11 p.m. ET) when he was asked exactly what Evander Holyfield’s ear tasted like when Tyson infamously bit him during their fight in 1997.

During host Andy Cohen’s “Plead the Fifth” segment, he was asked point-blank what human ear tasted like. Tyson is so used to the topic coming up by this point that he barely reacted at all. Instead, he quipped, “Depends on which ear that you bite.”

Then Tyson admitted: “It was not too tasty.” Cohen asked if it would be good to put Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Barbeque Sauce on the ear to make it taste better. Tyson: “That would have been a delicacy.”

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Mike Tyson promotes Evander Holyfield’s BBQ sauce in true Mike Tyson fashion [Busted Coverage]
Mike Tyson explains what Evander Holyfield’s ear tasted like on ‘Watch What Happens: Live’ [Huffington Post]

  1. florida727 - Jul 9, 2012 at 1:35 PM

    My guess is, it tastes a lot like “stupid”. Stop trying to still be relevant, Mikey. You’re not. There are already enough illiterate ex-athletes in our society. We don’t need another one.

  2. apmn - Jul 9, 2012 at 1:59 PM

    Agreed. Nothing that he says adds anything good to the world. Let’s not glorify eating another man’s ear because it’s not a joke…the crazy bastard actually did it!

  3. michiganhockey11 - Jul 9, 2012 at 2:30 PM

    What was better was Holyfields’s twitter before the show Mike did to comemorate the aniversary of the ear bite-

    ““My realdealbbqsauce.com will make u wanna take a bite out of someone’s ear! Ask @MikeTyson – Luv ya bro!”

  4. badintent - Jul 10, 2012 at 8:04 PM

    “taste like gator, old gator “

  5. badintent - Jul 10, 2012 at 8:05 PM

    ” Taste like chicken” sans Bar-BQ

  6. badintent - Jul 10, 2012 at 8:06 PM

    Taste better than Robin Givens”