Mike Tyson selling edibles shaped like an ear — and you can get them in NYC

NEWS: Mike Tyson selling edibles shaped like an ear — and you can get them in NYC



Local weed shops are punchy over these new gummies.

New York weed shops are stocking their shelves with Mike Tyson-branded edibles shaped like an ear with a bite mark – a callback to Iron Mike’s heavyweight showdown with Evander Holyfield.

The 57-year-old Brooklyn native — who’s planning a comeback fight against Jake Paul in July — is rolling out his Tyson 2.0 brand “Mike Bites” and he’s planning a promotional blitz at shops next month, including an event in Times Square, a spokesperson told The Post.

Former boxing champ Mike Tyson has traded in packing a punch to knock out an opponent to peddling pot to cannabis lovers with his “Mike Bites” edibles. Tyson 2.0

But the gummies have already appeared at dispensaries Strain Stars in Farmingdale, Housing Works in Greenwich Village, Grow Together in Brooklyn, Flynnstoned in Syracuse and Stage One in Rensselaer. 

“Growing up in Brooklyn, I could have never imagined a time when cannabis would be legally utilized to enhance both mental and physical well-being,” Tyson said in a statement.

“Yet, here we are, witnessing the incredible progress.”

“New York, we still have improvements to make in expanding access to this plant-based wellness; but together, I’m confident we will forge a new standard of excellence, prioritizing safety, quality and taste to ensure unparalleled experiences.”

The former champ famously gnawed on Holyfield’s ear as they clinched during a WBA title fight on July 28, 1997 — a move that got him disqualified.

The 57-year-old Brooklyn native — who’s planning a comeback fight against Jake Paul in July — is rolling out his Tyson 2.0 brand “Mike Bites” and he’s planning a promotional blitz at shops next month. Tyson 2.0

Not everyone in the cannabis industry is high on promoting Tyson’s THC-infused products, pointing to his criminal record that includes a 1992 conviction for raping Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington in Indiana and accusations of spousal abuse.

He was also jailed briefly for assaulting two motorists after a fender-bender in Maryland.

“They’re honoring this convicted rapist and wife beater as a role model. We should use much better role  models,” said Stu Zakim, a publicist for the cannabis dispensary The Travel Agency in Union Square.

The gummies have already appeared at dispensaries Strain Stars in Farmingdale, Housing Works in Greenwich Village, Grow Together in Brooklyn, Flynnstoned in Syracuse and Stage One in Rensselaer. Tyson 2.0

There are 90 licensed cannabis stores in the Empire State, of which 39 are located throughout New York City’s five boroughs.

But city officials estimate up to 2,000 stores are illegally selling cannabis in the Big Apple.



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