UFC President Dana White posted a video on social media to remind “dummies” how to handle Mike Tyson on airplane.
White tweeted the dated video that shows him giving up his airplane seat to Tyson. White’s post comes after footage circulated of Tyson punching an airline passenger, leaving blood on his head.
“Hey dummies, for future reference, this is how you stay alive when bumping into @MikeTyson on an airplane,” White said.
— danawhite (@danawhite) April 21, 2022
TMZ reported Thursday that Tyson punched a man multiple times in the face on a plane Wednesday night. The witness – who was also flying from San Francisco to Florida – with his friend said Tyson was friendly up until he the friend kept trying to talking to him.
Tyson’s spokesperson said later in a statement that Tyson was harassed by the passenger. TMZ said Thursday that the passenger was “extremely intoxicated.”
“Unfortunately, Mr. Tyson had an incident on a flight with an aggressive passenger who began harassing him and threw a water bottle at him while he was in his seat,” the statement said.
Two passengers were reportedly detained while one passenger was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
They added that the person injured “provided minimal details of the incident and refused to cooperate further with the police investigation.”