Foot Locker is getting into the spirit of the holidays with its new “Week of Greatness” themed ads that see famous athletes poking fun at their scandals.
The ads are based around “things that make you feel all’s right with the world,” which Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving dreams about while courtside with his buddies in the opening moments.
Cut to Mike Tyson approaching Evander Holyfield’s mansion, ringing the doorbell and telling the heavyweight, “I’m sorry, I got your ear,” before giving his old foe a big hug. The line references the pair’s legendary 1997 match during which Tyson bit off his opponent’s ear. “I kept this in formaldehyde,” says Tyson.