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Sport Tyson teases big-name opponent for return, and not necessarily Holyfield

05:31  24 may  2020
05:31  24 may  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Mike Tyson’s latest training video shows how scary he is at age 53

  Mike Tyson’s latest training video shows how scary he is at age 53 Still got it.

Mike Tyson has hinted he will face off against an even bigger name than Evander Holyfield in his much-anticipated comeback fight, with an official announcement due this week. Old rival Holyfield , whose ear Tyson famously took a bite out of, also announced his own comeback shortly afterwards

MIKE TYSON says the contract for his comeback will be done next week and the mystery opponent is a bigger name than Evander Holyfield . That is certainly one clash fans would be intrigued to see, with their last showdown ending in a DQ win for Holyfield after Tyson shockingly bit off a chunk of his

Mike Tyson is anxious to get back into the ring, but he's not necessarily waiting for Evander Holyfield to join him.

Mike Tyson holding the hand up © Donald Kravitz / Getty Images Entertainment / Getty

Tyson discussed his burgeoning comeback during an appearance on Lil Wayne's "Young Money Radio" show Saturday, and the rapper asked about a possible rematch with Holyfield. The 53-year-old boxer said there are plenty of potential opponents who want the chance to square off against him.

"Listen we've got so many guys that want to do this, man. We're calling, we’re doing business with guys right now. You ain't gonna believe the names when the names come out. Sometime this week we’ll have the contract done," Tyson said.

Opinion: Mike Tyson has no illusions about capturing past glory

  Opinion: Mike Tyson has no illusions about capturing past glory I don’t know Mike Tyson. The 53-year-old former heavyweight champ could have genuine designs on challenging for the heavyweight championship. If nothing else, he could make a fortune by luring a big-name opponent or two into the ring. But I don’t believe that’s his plan. TyI don’t know Mike Tyson. The 53-year-old former heavyweight champ could have genuine designs on challenging for the heavyweight championship. If nothing else, he could make a fortune by luring a big-name opponent or two into the ring.

Evander Holyfield is looking in astonishing shape as he trains with Wladimir Klitschko ahead of a boxing comeback and possible exhibition fight Ex-champ Holyfield has been holed up in a private gym with fellow ring-legend Klitschko and posted an impressive video to Twitter showing off some

Holyfield refused to take the blame for the head butt, saying today that a left hook opened Tyson 's wound and that Tyson , afraid of a second punch, then lowered his head into Holyfield 's. Tyson had begun the third round without his mouthpiece, and it was Holyfield who alerted him to slip it back in.

"And whatever money we get, it's (going) to somebody else. I’m not going to make any money," he added.

Speculation has swirled about Tyson's comeback since he started posting training videos to Instagram, including one that ended with him saying "I'm back." He's open to clashing with Holyfield, his former heavyweight rival, calling it an "awesome" idea.

Tyson told Lil Wayne that he's feeling "better than I ever have in my life," and said he weighs 230 pounds. The former champ also spilled some additional details about the bout, revealing it will be a fundraiser to help the homeless.

"Man I'm just getting ready you know, I'm getting ready to help some people out who are less fortunate than me," Tyson said. "I'm gonna do this charity event, and I'm going to take this money and help these homeless and we're going to help these addicted brothers.

"Because I've been homeless and I've been addicted so I know the struggle. Not many people have survived like I did."

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Anthony Joshua rules out Mike Tyson fight because 'people would boo' .
Tyson Fury suggested he had been interested in facing legend Mike Tyson, but the prospect does not appeal to rival Anthony Joshua.Former undisputed world champion Tyson, now 53, is reportedly ready to fight again in exhibition and charity bouts. And UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz and Joshua's heavyweight rival Tyson Fury both claim to have been offered bouts against "Iron Mike.

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