BOXING: MIKE TYSON SETS TO RETURN TO RING AT 53
Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson, an undisputed world heavyweight champion, has said he would return to boxing ring.
The American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005, reveals his intention to compete in four-round exhibition fights for charity.
The 53-year-old – who was recently crowned as the eWBSS heavyweight champion after outpointing Muhammad Ali in a thrilling final – claims to be in the best shape of his life.
Mike was crowned The ‘Baddest Man on the Planet’ as the youngest world champion ever, aged 20, and his illustrious 20-year career saw him knock out 44 of his 50 opponents.
His former trainer has even claimed that Iron Mike would still KO fellow American Deontay Wilder inside a minute if he trained for six weeks.
While Speaking during an Instagram Live session with rapper T.I. he said: “I’ve been hitting the mitts for the last week.
“That’s been tough, my body is really jacked up and really sore from hitting the mitts.
“I’ve been working out, I’ve been trying to get in the ring, I think I’m going to box some exhibitions and get in shape.
“I want to go to the gym and get in shape to be able to box three or four-round exhibitions for some charities and stuff."