Tale of the Tape: Luis Suarez’s Bite vs. Mike Tyson’s Bite

Some athletes will do anything win.

Train, sweat, bleed and bite?

Uruguayan soccer player Luis Suarez is biting his way to victory in this years World Cup. Suarez is under investigation for biting an Italian defender in Tuesday’s game.

Another athlete remembered for biting an opponent, is the one and only, Mike Tyson.

Who wins the worst bite overall?

Luis Suarez
Mike Tyson
The Body Part
Suarez bit the shoulder of Italian defender, Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match.
Winner Tyson bit off a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear during the heavyweight fight.
The Better Bite
After Suarez sunk his front teeth into Chiellini's shoulder. There was nothing more than small indents and a red mark that appeared.
Winner Tyson bit both of Holyfield's ears but later in the fight took off a piece of his right ear.
The Consequence
FIFA officially announced an investigation regarding Tuesday's bite. Suarez was suspended following biting incidents in 2010 & 2013.
Winner Tyson was disqualified from the fight against Holyfield in 1997. His boxing license was revoked by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and he was fined $3 million.

The Winner Is

Winner Mike Tyson
3 out of 3

Mike Tyson wins the worst bite overall!
Although Suarez's bite is a repeat offender, the fact Tyson bit off a a piece of a human body part during a sporting event makes him the bigger winner.


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