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Deontay Wilder
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder believes he is the most powerful boxer ever, ahead of Mike Tyson: "That is not even an argument no more, come on"

Cole Shelton - April 12, 2023

Deontay Wilder thinks he is the most powerful puncher in boxing history. Wilder has been known for his vicious one-punch KO power, which helped him win the heavyweight title as he has knocked out every opponent he faced outside of Tyson Fury. With that, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ believes he is the most powerful puncher in boxing history, even ahead of Mike Tyson.

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz
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Nate Diaz takes issue with Mike Tyson’s praise of Conor McGregor: “I took him all the way out in about 8 minutes”

Harry Kettle - March 11, 2023

Former UFC star Nate Diaz has taken issue with Mike Tyson’s recent praise for his rival Conor McGregor. While he isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, Nate Diaz is certainly a fascinating figure in mixed martial arts. One of the reasons for his popularity, as we know, is his previous rivalry with Conor McGregor.

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Mike Tyson says Conor McGregor is actually a “beautiful guy” outside of MMA: “He’s crazy, he’s bold, but it’s a gimmick”

Susan Cox - February 20, 2023

Mike Tyson says that Conor McGregor is actually a ‘beautiful guy’ outside of the MMA. Tyson, 56, competed as a professional boxer from 1985 to 2005. Considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time, he was a controversial figure outside of the ring.

Evander Holyfield

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield announce ear-shaped marijuana gummies collaboration dubbed 'Holy Bites'

Josh Evanoff - November 14, 2022

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are done fighting, but they’re still promoters at heart. ‘Iron Mike’ and ‘The Real Deal’ graced the boxing ring on two occasions in the 1990s. Both matchups are historic and well-remembered, but for very different reasons. In 1996, they met for the first time, with Holyfield pulling off a shocking 11th-round knockout.

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Bob Sapp claims nobody would be talking about Mike Tyson if it wasn’t for him: “He is scared because of how I look and how big I am”

Susan Cox - June 27, 2022

Bob Sapp is claiming that nobody would be talking about Mike Tyson if it wasn’t for him. Sapp is an American MMA, kickboxer, professional wrestler, actor, and former American football player. ‘The Beast’ is currently under contract with Rizin Fighting Federation.

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Jake Paul

Jake Paul verbally agrees to fight Mike Tyson later this year: "We are making it happen"

Josh Evanoff - June 20, 2022

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul has verbally agreed to fight Mike Tyson later this year. ‘The Problem Child’ has been out of the ring since his rematch with Tyron Woodley last December. Paul moved to 2-0 in his series with ‘The Chosen One’ that night on Showtime pay-per-view. The 25-year-old viciously knocked out Woodley in the sixth round.

Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr.
Mike Tyson

Boxing legend Mike Tyson opens up on airplane punching incident: “I shouldn’t have done that”

Susan Cox - June 17, 2022

Boxing legend Mike Tyson has opened up about the punching incident which occurred on an airplane. Tyson was involved in an altercation with a passenger on a JetBlue flight on April 20th of this year. The former heavyweight champion made headlines after repeatedly punching a passenger seated behind him on the flight which was headed for Florida.

Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Conor McGregor should avoid "risky" advice from Mike Tyson

Chris Taylor - June 4, 2022

Michael Bisping has shared his thoughts on the advice offered up from Mike Tyson to UFC star Conor McGregor. Earlier this week the boxing legend, Tyson, suggested that McGregor (22-6 MMA) should get at least three wins under his belt before facing any elite competition.

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson won't face criminal charges for plane attack

Cole Shelton - May 10, 2022

Mike Tyson will not be charged for assaulting a man on an airplane. On April 20, a video went viral that showed Tyson repeatedly punching a man in the face on an airplane. The video showed the man bugging Tyson and his reps say had alleged the man threw a water bottle at him and annoyed him repeatedly prior to the attack. An attorney for the man, meanwhile, had argued no bottle was thrown -and blamed the incident on his client being “overly excited.”

Rose Namajunas
Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas says praise from Mike Tyson is the “coolest thing” that’s happened on her MMA journey: “It was really surreal”

Susan Cox - May 5, 2022

Rose Namajunas is saying that the praise she received from Mike Tyson is the ‘coolest thing’ that’s happened to her on her MMA journey. It will be Rose Namajunas (12-4 MMA), the UFC women’s strawweight champion, going up against Carla Esparza (19-6 MMA) this coming Saturday, May 7th at UFC 274.

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Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan reacts to video of Mike Tyson punching “douchebag” airline passenger: “It’s like headbutting a bee hive”

Fernando Quiles - April 24, 2022

It won’t come as a surprise to many but Joe Rogan absolutely vouches for Mike Tyson following a flight incident. Most are in agreement that a young man got his comeuppance when he was harassing “Iron” Mike during a flight. Witnesses reportedly said the man was intoxicated. After constantly heckling the boxing legend, Tyson was fed up.

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson

Spokesperson for Mike Tyson issues statement following airplane altercation

Harry Kettle - April 22, 2022

A spokesperson for Mike Tyson has issued a statement in the wake of him punching a fellow passenger on a flight. In an incident that quickly spread across the combat sports world and beyond, Mike Tyson got himself into a spot of bother earlier this week.

Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr.
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Mike Tyson reveals a DMT Toad inspired his boxing comeback: “The toad said you gotta do this, you have to do it”

Harry Kettle - April 19, 2022

Boxing legend Mike Tyson has revealed that an interaction with a DMT toad inspired his most recent comeback. When you put Mike Tyson and Joe Rogan together on a podcast, there’s a pretty good chance we’re going to hear some wacky stories come to the surface.

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Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson scoffs at Francis Ngannou’s latest UFC fight purse: “That’d be my training expenses”

Harry Kettle - April 7, 2022

Boxing legend Mike Tyson wasn’t impressed upon hearing the fight purse Francis Ngannou received for his UFC 270 win. While a recent knee surgery may keep Francis Ngannou out of action for the rest of the year, there’s every chance he’d still be sitting on the sideline even if he was perfectly healthy.

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson

Man pulls gun at comedy club, ends up hugging it out with Mike Tyson (Video)

Josh Evanoff - March 24, 2022

Mike Tyson got into a bit of a scare recently. ‘Iron Mike’ recently had a gun pulled on him at a comedy club. However, everything turned out okay after the champion calmed the man down. Tyson, 55, was apparently out enjoying himself on a rooftop comedy club. However, it seems that someone kept trying to interrupt the show by talking to the former champion. Eventually, the talking turned to yelling, and he began challenging Tyson to a fight.

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson explains why he’s likely done with boxing: “The fun went out of it”

Harry Kettle - January 30, 2022

Boxing legend Mike Tyson has explained why he’s probably done with professional boxing at the age of 55. Back in his prime there were few fighters more feared than Mike Tyson. He was one of the most intimidating power punchers in the game and while he’s had some real ups and downs along the way, the mark he’s left on the sport throughout the course of his career simply cannot be denied.

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Khamzat Chimaev explains why he refused to go on the Hotboxin’ podcast with Mike Tyson: “I don’t like what all happened with him”

Harry Kettle - December 6, 2021

UFC star Khamzat Chimaev has explained why he rejected the offer of going on Mike Tyson’s Hotboxin’ podcast. It’s safe to say that throughout his time in combat sports, Mike Tyson has been a polarising figure. From his stint in jail to some of his actions in boxing itself, he’s been on a rollercoaster ride that has left him with many critics to go alongside his large fanbase.

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Mike Tyson 'needed to have sex in the dressing room before fights', says longtime bodyguard

Drake Riggs - November 19, 2021

Mike Tyson apparently had quite a unique pre-fight preparation process. According to Tyson’s longtime bodyguard and chauffeur Rudy Gonzalez, Tyson needed to have sex before going out to compete in his boxing matches. No, not like the night before – but literally in the back dressing room before walking out to fight moments later.

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