The Authorities will not file any criminal charges
against former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson
after he was recorded on video punching
May 11 2022
A fellow 1st class passenger aboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport last month, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
The San Mateo County District Attorneys Office said it has been closed the case and decided against pursuing charges
“These include the conduct of the victim leading up to the incident, the interaction between Mr. Tyson and the victim,
As well as the requests of both the victim and Mr. Tyson that no criminal charges of any kind be filed in this case,
Police previously said that the victim had provided few details about the dispute and refused to cooperate with the investigation.
Representatives for Mike Tyson previously said that the boxer "tyson" was on a flight with “a passenger aggressive in nature.
The April twenty video shows Mike Tyson leaning over the back of his seat repeatedly striking the unidentified man in the head, drawing blood.
The footage of the video was first shared by TMZ, which said it was recorded on a Jet Blue plane bound for Florida.
Prior to the physical altercation/dispute, the other passenger was seen on the video standing over
Mike Tyson’s seat — waving his arms and talking animatedly while the former boxer sits quietly.
Attorneys for Mike Tyson praised the district attorney’s decision in a statement on Tuesday,
thanking the law enforcement for their “careful, diligent and professional work.”
that Another passenger on the flight, Sarah Burchfield, told SFGate that
she had seen that the man who Mike Tyson punched at an airport bar earlier appearing loud and quarrelsome.
“When I boarded the flight, I thought that ‘Oh, no, that the drunk guy is on our flight,’” Burchfield told the media outlet.
Since Mike Tyson, 55, He retired from boxing, he has worked as an actor, cannabis entrepreneur and podcaster . He was in the San Francisco in April
for the annual 420 cannabis festival in the Golden Gate Park, where he was promoting his cannabis brand Tyson 2.0, SFGate reported.
Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in history in 1987 at age Twenty. During his career he had Fifty wins, Forty four of them by knockout.
In the 1990s, Mike Tyson served 3 years in prison after being convicted of rape case. He has maintained his innocence in that case.
Mike Tyson was briefly barred from boxing after infamously biting off part of Evander Holyfield’s ear during a fight in 1997.
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