boxing legend Mike Tyson threw punches at a man  

who was allegedly bothering him on the plane.

Tyson repeatedly punched the man, whose assigned seat on the flight was behind the boxing legend's.  

The man was allegedly left with a bloody face after Tyson hit him. 

the incident occurred at 10:30 p.m. after Tyson boarded a JetBlue flight headed to Florida. 

the passenger Tyson hit "was extremely intoxicated 

and wouldn't stop provoking the boxer in his seat. 

A spokesperson for Tyson added the passenger threw a water bottle at the 55-year-old.  

refused to cooperate further with the police investigation."