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VIDEO: Mike Tyson Pummels Annoying Fan On JetBlue Flight

San Francisco, CA – Former boxing champion Mike Tyson lost his temper and punched an annoying fan multiple times on a JetBlue flight on Wednesday night (video below).

The incident occurred at about 10:30 p.m. on April 20 on a JetBlue flight to Florida that had just boarded at San Francisco International Airport, TMZ reported.

A witness said Tyson was initially friendly when he and his buddy boarded the flight and chatted him up.

Tyson, 55, took a selfie with the witness and was patient with his overly-excited friend, who sat down behind the prize fighter and continued to try and talk to him, TMZ reported.

Cell phone video of the scene showed the fan acting goofy and bothering Tyson, who sat quietly in his seat minding his own business for several minutes while he was harangued.

The witness said his friend was inebriated and Tyson finally asked the chatterbox behind him to chill, according to TMZ.

When the man kept talking to him, Tyson stood up, turned around, and starting hitting him.

Cell phone video showed the fighter pummeled the much younger man in the seat behind him.

After the attack on the chatterbox fan, the witness said that Tyson walked off the airplane, TMZ reported.

The video showed the fan was bleeding from several cuts to his forehead and the side of his face after his encounter with the boxer.

The bleeding man sought medical attention and then went to the police to file charges, TMZ reported.

Neither JetBlue nor representatives for Tyson have responded to requests for comment.

Watch the incident unfold in the video below:

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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