1:21 p.m. PT — The San Francisco Police Department says TMZ Sports officers responded to the scene … and arrested two people they believed to be involved in the incident.
Cops added, however, that after one of the people was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, that person “provided minimal details about the incident and refused to cooperate further with the police.” police investigation”.
The SFPD says it is aware of the video of the altercation and forwarded it to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
7:28 a.m. PT — Sources close to Mike say the man was extremely drunk…and kept taunting the boxer in his seat.
mike tyson seemed to lose his temper on a plane Wednesday night … repeatedly punching a man in the face after the guy apparently annoyed him.
TMZ Sports learned … the incident unfolded around 10:30 p.m. Pacific time, when Tyson was scheduled to fly from San Francisco International Airport to Florida.
A witness on the plane says he and his friend boarded Tyson’s flight… the boxing legend was initially cool with them and the other passengers.
The eyewitness tells us that Mike took a selfie with him…then was patient with his overly excited pal, who kept trying to talk to the 55-year-old fighter as he sat behind him.
Eventually, however, we were told that Tyson had had enough of the guy behind him whispering in his ear…and told him to relax. When the guy didn’t, that’s when the witness says Tyson started punching the man in the face several times.
The video we obtained shows Tyson unleashing a flurry of punches at the man, who you can see bloodied on the passenger’s forehead. Witness says Mike got off the plane seconds later.
We’re told the man who was punched received medical attention and then turned himself in to police over the incident. We’ve reached out to the cops for comment, but so far no word has been given.
We’ve also reached out to JetBlue and Tyson’s camp for comment on the incident, but no word has yet been released.
Originally Posted – 6:38 AM PT