Mike Tyson

Video Appears to Show Mike Tyson Punching ‘Aggressive' Man on Flight to Florida

The video, provided by TMZ Sports, appears to show boxer Mike Tyson punching a man on a JetBlue flight that was headed to Florida Wednesday night

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Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was involved in an incident with another passenger on a Florida-bound flight Wednesday night at San Francisco International Airport, a representative for the boxing legend confirmed.

A video provided by TMZ Sports allegedly captured the incident unfold.

"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," Tyson's representative said in a statement Thursday.

Tyson, who attended the 4/20 celebration in San Francisco earlier in the day, boarded the JetBlue plane about 10:30 p.m. and minutes later was seen in an altercation with a man seated behind him, according to TMZ Sports, which first reported the incident.

JetBlue did not immediately respond to NBC's requests for comments.

San Francisco police said officers assigned to the airport bureau were sent to investigate a physical altercation on a plane in the domestic terminal.

They detained two people believed to be involved in the incident. One of them was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said that person "provided minimal details of the incident and refused to cooperate further with the police investigation."

Both people were released, police said.

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