Mike Tyson Drops a Surprise Comment on Shaquille O’Neal’s Latest Podcast

Published 08/27/2021, 1:21 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 05: Former professional basketball player/author Shaquille O’Neal speaks on stage during LIVE from the NYPL: Shaquille O’Neal held at the New York Public Library – Stephen A. Schwartzman Building on October 5, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Getty Images)


Shaquille O’Neal is widely regarded as one of the best centers the NBA has ever seen. He had a successful NBA career as he won four championships, three with the Lakers and one with Miami Heat. Shaq is currently an NBA analyst on the ‘Inside the NBA’ program. He recently featured in the FULL SEND PODCAST on YouTube and opened up on his relationship with Kobe Bryant and his career.

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But the video gained some extra attention because of International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Mike Tyson’s comment on the video.

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Mike Tyson dropped a comment on the YouTube podcast featuring Shaquille O’Neil

Mike Tyson attends Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen at Sony Studios on September 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

Tyson left a comment below the podcast and it looks like Shaq has got a new fan. He commented that ‘a lot can be learned’ from the four-time NBA champion.

“You can learn a lot from Shaquille,” commented Mike.

Mike Tyson is a two-time Ring magazine Fighter of the Year. He had a 50-6 record in his professional boxing career. In fact, he went 37 unbeaten at the start. A 2-part documentary on his life and boxing career was released in May and June this year.

Shaquille O’Neal opens up on his feud with Kobe Bryant

In the podcast, Shaq opened up on his feud with Kobe Bryant. The duo won the three-peat with Los Angeles Lakers together. They had a great on-field relationship, but on the podcast, he has revealed about the feud between the two.

“I kind of perpetuated it out of the locker room because one thing I understood was marketing,” Shaq said.

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“So all I want oh ‘what’s what’s Kobe and Shaq gonna do’,” he added.

“(It) kind of went too far to where people kind of believed it, but if you believed it if we believed that you think we went 3 out of 4?”

Los Angeles Lakers Shaquille O’Neal, left, shares a laugh with Kobe Bryant on the bench during a pre–season game against the Los Angeles Clippers at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim Thursday, October 23, 2003. (Photo by Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Shaquille O’Neal also revealed that there was a lot of respect between the two. The duo helped the Lakers become the fourth NBA team to complete a three-peat. Shaq was the Finals MVP in all three championship-winning seasons, while Kobe made it to the All-Stars in each season.

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