Mike Tyson beats up airplane passenger following harassment

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson punched a man several times aboard an airplane Wednesday evening.

According to video. Tyson (50-6, 44 KOs) socked the man, who was sitting behind him, repeatedly after several warnings from the 55-year-old to calm down.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. as Tyson was set to fly out of San Francisco International Airport to Florida.

A witness reported that Tyson was gracious to fellow passengers and granted autograph requests and pictures, including a selfie with the individual who allegedly got socked. However, the man, who was reportedly intoxicated, continued to aggravate Tyson, and was warned several times by the retired fighter to calm down.

But the man continued to talk in Tyson's ear, which led to the fighter pummeling him with a barrage of punches.

Tyson walked off the plane following the incident.

The passenger, who was bloodied, received medical attention and went to the police after the quarrel. It's very likely the man will hire an attorney to pursue damages.

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