Boxing legend Mike Tyson should not have stepped into the ring with a fellow aircraft passenger, says the alleged sufferer’s authorized workforce.
Attorneys representing the person who was allegedly punched within the face by Tyson on a current JetBlue flight are sharing their shopper’s model of the story.
In an announcement obtained by NBC, lawyer Matt Morgan of Morgan & Morgan described his shopper, Melvin George Townsend III, as a “huge Mike Tyson fan” who “turned overly excited” upon seeing the heavyweight boxing champion on an April 20 flight from San Francisco.
“At first their interplay was cordial,” Morgan famous. “At a sure level, Mr. Tyson turned agitated by an excessively excited fan and commenced to strike him.”
“This case may have been prevented just by contacting a flight attendant,” Morgan continued. “To state the plain, as one of many biggest fighters of all time, Mr. Tyson ought to have recognized to not use his arms on an excessively excited fan.”