Heavyweight boxer Kevin McBride said Mike Tyson bit him during McBride's sixth-round TKO victory over the former undisputed champion on Saturday night, the British newspaper The Sun reported Thursday.
"Tyson is crazy. He bit my nipple," McBride told the newspaper. "I didn't realize it at first but he had his teeth around it. I just felt a strange sensation and then realized what he'd done. He could not get up high enough to bite my ears — good job he wasn't a midget, otherwise he would have bitten something else."
Also during that fight, Tyson head butted McBride and tried to break his arm twice while they were in clinches. McBride needed 15 stitches to close the cut over his eye.
"Tyson butted me, tried to break my arm," McBride told The Sun. "I screamed out in pain. He smashed my face with his forearm but I said to him, 'Is that all you have, Mike?' He was just so desperate to win but he is a (expletive) lunatic."
In 1997, Tyson bit off part of one of Evander Holyfield's ears in their rematch that led to Tyson's disqualification and suspension.
In 2002, at a melee at a news conference in New York, Tyson bit champion Lennox Lewis' leg.
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