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Mike Tyson to Meet Evander Holyfield on 'Oprah'

October 15, 2009 (6:17 am) GMT
More than a decade after he ended the 1997 boxing match in shocking fashion, Mike Tyson will be back on Oprah's couch and meet the boxer whom he injured.

will come in between two old rivals, and Evander Holyfield. The two heavyweight boxing champions are the guests of "" on Friday, October 16, Harpo Studio announced on a press release. The episode will be broadcast live from the Chicago studio.

Tyson infamously bit off a part of Holyfield's ear in a 1997 rematch. Tyson was disqualified from the World Boxing Association title and has not met Holyfield face-to-face since. The appearance on "Oprah" which is dubbed "Mike Tyson Returns" would be the first for the two to speak to each other after the incident.

Beside facing Holyfield, Tyson will also be on the stage to answer questions from the studio audience. According to the press release, he will "speak about the overwhelming reaction he's had from his first interview". On Monday, October 12, "Oprah" aired an interview with Tyson who cried upon talking about the death of his 4-year-old daughter.

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