1998 Photo Contest, Sports, 1st prize

Jed Jacobsohn


28 June, 1997

Evander Holyfield's ear after Mike Tyson bit off a chunk of it during the third round of a world heavyweight title fight, confirming his reputation as the enfant terrible of boxing. Tyson was disqualified, fined and suspended indefinitely. He also had to pay back his US$30 million fee. The damage to Holyfield's ear was surgically repaired.

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Jed Jacobsohn

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