Tyson’s cannabis business is in talks to become ‘s front-of-shirt sponsors after the former heavyweight champion’s business partner revealed discussions had taken place.
Since hanging up his gloves in 2005, Tyson has gone into business with Greek billionaire Alki David in setting up Swissx, a firm that sells cannibidiol products (CBD).
Last week, David revealed the company were interested in bagging the naming rights of ‘s Nou Camp stadium, and now he has detailed talks with Everton over becoming their new sponsors after the Merseyside club dropped their lucrative deal with gambling firm SportPesa.
‘We are now engaged with Everton to take over their shirt. The front of their shirt,’ David, a billionaire worth £1.4billion told .
‘They contacted me and have already offered designs with the whole Swissx logo in blue, which I’m not crazy about, but it will look nice.’
David is an Everton fan and has expressed his eagerness to see his club don his company’s logo next season.
‘When I first came to England, everybody was supporting Man United and Liverpool, and everybody was red. Being contrary, I liked blue and I liked the logo so randomly I selected Everton to support. So it’s sort of a mystical come around.’ Continue reading…