Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield 3? A 'good chance' it happens, Holyfield says

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Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson go way back. 

They first met on the training team for the 1984 Olympics, then both went on to Hall of Fame careers. They fought each other twice, and Holyfield won both bouts, including the infamous "Bite Fight" in 1997. 

Now, 23 years after their last fight, there has been plenty of talk about the old rivals possibly getting together for part three. 

Holyfield told DAZN's Chris Mannix that he didn't want to be a "bully" and challenge Tyson because he's already beaten him twice.

"I don't mind if he wanted to do it, but I'm not going to be the one to say, 'Let's do it' because that's kind of the bully mentality," Holyfield said on "Boxing with Chris Mannix."

Both Tyson and Holyfield have been posting training videos on social media as a possible comeback looms. Tyson's trainer said he still has the same speed and power of boxers at 21 years old. Holyfield told Mannix staying in shape is part of his life.

If there is a trilogy fight between the two, Holyfield said he'd like it to be an exhibition.

"I want something where there won't be (a) decision," he said. "Whatever game he bring, I'll bring the same thing. It won't be a decision but we'll both give our very best to who we are as people."

It has been rumored that Tyson's first fight back could be against UFC legend Tito Ortiz. Holyfield told Mannix that he'd rather fight Riddick Bowe, who he lost to twice in three fights. So how likely is a fight between Tyson and Holyfield?

"It's a good chance," Holyfield said. "Everything's about the people. The people start it up, because no one is just doing it for free. What the people want is what the people get."

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