Cell phone footage showed Tyson leaning over the back of his seat and delivering a flurry of blows to the man, who appeared to be left with bruises and some bleeding in the incident on Wednesday.
Unlike outgoing President Moon Jae-in, who saw North Korea as a negotiating partner, incoming leader Yoon Suk-yeol sees the country as an adversary, said Cheong Seong-chang of the Center for North Korea Studies at the Sejong Institute.
The WBC heavyweight world champion lauded the Russian for his legacy in the octagon, admitting he has “big respect” for the man from Dagestan as he “did it right. Got in and won and got out on top."
The military said on its Facebook page it had recorded 96 incidents of shelling by separatists over the past 24 hours compared with 84 a day earlier. It said separatist forces used heavy artillery, mortars and Grad rocket systems.
The police said that they were able to identify the people who appeared in the brawl. They were arrested. Legal measures were taken and they were referred to the Public Prosecution.
It said: "The Special Forces for Hajj and Umrah Security found that a quarrel had taken place inside the Grand Mosque. Two people were involved in the fight, which did not result in any injuries, and legal measures were taken against them."
A video clip circulating showed a group of young men beating each other while a number of them were carrying white weapons, before another fired shots into the air from a pistol in his possession.
The Israelis were chanting "Death to Arabs," and made other provocative statements through the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem.
Since the May 17 televised speech, the seasoned politician, who also serves as the finance minister, has begun difficult negotiations with financial institutions, lenders and allies, and United Nations agencies to fill the coffers and give some relief to impatient citizens.