“About to Bust a Blood Vessel”: Fans Pick 17-Year-Old Mike Tyson Over ‘Aggressive’ 16-Year-Old Brock Lesnar in Stunning Bodybuilding Comparison

Published 03/18/2023, 6:30 PM EDT

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Mike Tyson was a different specimen. The former heavyweight champion of the world was known for his ferocious and speedy performances inside the ring. But, it was not just that.’Iron Mike’ had a ridiculous amount of muscle mass unmatched by any other boxer at that time. It is even claimed that when Cus D’Amato met Tyson at 12; he was 100 pounds of pure muscle. It can be said that Tyson was born to become a fighter. A recent online poll of Tyson against the ex-UFC fighter and current WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar has gone viral. He is also known for his body frame and muscle mass.

17-year-old Mike Tyson Vs. 16-year-old Brock Lesnar

A poll was held by Fight Haven on Twitter, asking the fans to choose who they would side with in a fight between Mike Tyson and Brock Lesnar when they were teens. Both of them were total beasts in their teen and had a lot of muscle, which is uncommon among kids at that age.


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In the photo, both look insane, and it’s unbelievable that they are that young in these respective photos. But, what should be observed is that Lesnar is flexing hard to show his muscles in the picture. On the other hand, Tyson is just standing calmly for the photo, and he looks ginormous.

This photo has caused a stir among fans, with a debate raging over who will win. It is not easy to decide who will prevail among the two and in what combat sports. Recently, a photo of 13-year-old Mike Tyson also shocked the whole internet. 

Fans choose Tyson to win over Lesnar

Jacob believes Tyson will win in a boxing match and Lesnar will win any other combat sport.


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44 even posted the highlights from Tyson’s career to back his claim of him prevailing in the fight against Lesnar.

The Crypto Alchemist thinks that Lesnar is flexing too hard to bust a blood vessel.

thetrader believes that no one can carry the anger Tyson did while he was boxing professionally.


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Bando is sure that Tyson cannot be defeated by Lesnar.


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Who do you think would’ve won if these two ever fought?  Tyson or Lesnar? Let us know in the comments.



Agrim Sharma

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Agrim Sharma is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. Having an Economics background did not deviate him from finding his passion for writing. With two years of professional content writing experience, he learned that the best way to channel his love for the sport of boxing is by writing.

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