Holyfield-Tyson rematch set for May in Las Vegas

February 1997
Jet;2/10/97, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p50
Reports that a World Boxing Association (WBA) match between heavyweight boxers Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson is scheduled for May 3, 1997. Location of the bout; How much each boxer is expected to earn.


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