Evander Holyfield makes light of Luis Suarez bite

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Luis Suarez shocked the world yet again Tuesday with his third biting incident in his career during Uruguay's 1-0 World Cup win against Italy.

The Liverpool striker was tussling with Giorgio Chiellini inside the Italian box when Suarez decided to take a bite out of the Italy defender. The moment wasn't caught by the referee and the striker stayed on the field before Uruguay eventually grabbed a winner through captain Diego Godin.

Once it was clearly established from replays and pictures of the incident that it was indeed a bite, social media platform Twitter exploded with fans from around globe commenting on their dismay at the player's actions.

Holyfield makes light of bite

Ex-Boxing Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield added his own little bit of humor to proceedings when he chimed in with his thoughts. Of course, the big man is well known for being the victim of an infamous Mike Tyson bite during a title bout during the 90's, but that incident hasn't made him lose his sense of humor.

"I guess any part of the body is up for eating." Holyfield tweeted not long after the end of the game. He also had retweeted these beauties from @ryanwmcdonald and @RyanInNiles respectively earlier on.

"Get far, far away if Luis Suarez and Evander Holyfield are ever hanging out and one of them says, "Hey, let's go grab a bite to eat."

"And now somewhere, Evander Holyfield is watching the rest of today's World Cup action in an undisclosed location.... ‪#WorldCup2014‬"

Suarez isn't a first offender

For those American fans that aren't familiar with Luis Suarez's problems previously, here's a little get you up to speed crash course on his horrific disciplinary record in football.

This is now the third time that he has been caught biting an opponent. His inaugural introduction to the biting of opposition players began back when he was an Ajax player.

Suarez received a seven-match ban for that offence, before he received a ten-match ban for a similar biting offence on Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic. This attempt on Chiellini is as bad as those before, so expect Suarez to be out of the World Cup with a ban.

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Mike Tyson's bite on Holyfield

For all the chatter surrounding Luis Suarez and his multiple attempts to bite opponents, nothing really compares the bite that boxer Mike Tyson laid on Holyfield in a Heavyweight title bout back in 1997.

See the video below for a little flashback of that horrific moment in which Holyfield lost a piece of his ear.

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