‘Fight Like the Champion You Are’- Mike Tyson Sends Out Positive Vibes to Tiger Woods After Brutal Car Accident

Published 02/24/2021, 7:54 AM EST
YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA – SEPTEMBER 6, 2018: American professional boxer Mike Tyson during a press conference following a boxing masterclass for RCC Boxing Promotions boxers and children at the Martial Arts Academy established by the Russian Copper Company. Donat Sorokin/TASS (Photo by Donat SorokinTASS via Getty Images)


Boxing icon Mike Tyson took to Twitter and sent out positive vibes towards golfing ace Tiger Woods. The consensus GOAT on the course suffered a devastating injury to his right leg after being involved in a single-car crash. The accident took place in Los Angeles as Woods was driving his 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV relatively over the limit.

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Chiefly, Tiger Woods crossed the wrong side of the road and crashed onto a hillside, sustaining damage to his leg. He was reportedly calm and lucid when medical authorities arrived at the site of the incident.

Woods’ longtime agent Mark Steinberg came out with a statement following the crash that damaged the golfing great.

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Aug 13, 2015; Sheboygan, WI, USA; Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the 2015 PGA Championship golf tournament at Whistling Straits. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

“Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support.”

Mike Tyson sends out his support to Tiger Woods

Iron’ Mike Tyson was one of the many who came out and sent his regards to Woods and hoped for a speedy recovery. The accident is sure to sideline Tiger Woods for a meaningful period based on the injuries sustained. It’s unclear how long Tiger Woods is to be placed out of commission as the situation is still developing.

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Golf Digest reports that a rod was inserted into Woods’ tibia with screws and plates for stabilizing the bones in the foot. Woods suffered what is known as a ‘Comminuted Open Fracture to the tibia and Fibula of his right leg. Moreover, the incident came as a shock to the sports world, especially when looking at the severity of the incident.

Woods will go down as an all-time great with a laundry list of records to his name. He has 15 wins in major championships including Masters Tournament, PGA Championship, U.S Open, and The Open Championship. Not to mention, he has several tour wins on his resume that is highly impressive based on the sheer volume alone.

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Tiger Woods is tied first all-time with 82 wins in the PGA tour and reached the highest ranking back in June 1997. His legacy is set in stone and fans hope to see him bounce back to full capacity.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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