‘Always a Fight at Tyson House’ – Mike Tyson Relishes Holidays With Kids

Published 12/26/2020, 1:28 AM EST
CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 21: Former Boxer Mike Tyson arrives at the ‘Che’ Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2008 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)


Mike Tyson was the scariest man from the 80s era and probably the most controversial too. An eventful life saw him deal with struggles outside the squared circle while he demolished his opponents in the ring.

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However, Tyson completely revamped his life as he grew older. Tyson keeps his social media game on point, sharing anecdotes about his fight life and leisure time with children.

Recently, he put a video on his Instagram handle, where he’s seen playing mortal combat with his kids.

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“Always a fight at the Tyson house. Happy Holidays #mortalcombat #arcade1up.” wrote Tyson.

In the above video, he’s joined by Milan and Morocco, Tyson’s young guns.

Tyson has forever been a fight fan. Irrespective of real fighting or virtual game fighting, ‘Iron’ enjoys his time in that space. In the video, Tyson competes with his daughter in a mortal combat game, wherein he scores T/KO wins in both of its rounds.

“Can’t beat me, baby,” Tyson wittily takes a jibe at his daughter after winning. Milan rubbed off daddy’s claims saying, “You’ve been playing this for long,”

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Mike Tyson – a family man

Ever since he retired from the sport, Tyson turned all of his attention to family and kids. The former baddest man on the planet frequently posts snippets of quality time with his children.

Tyson has refused to enter any sort of controversy since he started his family. He dedicates a huge chunk of his time to his wife and kids.

Nobody ever expected Tyson to be a changed man altogether. He was renowned for crucifying his opponents ever since he began his professional boxing run. He became a heavyweight champion in boxing at age 20 and was a true bad boy of the sport back then.

Where most of the boxers today earn millions for brand endorsements, Tyson bagged huge pay cheques for dismantling his fellow combatants alone.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 08: Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson speaks during the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction gala at Caesars Palace on August 8, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Tyson looks forward to setting an example for his children. He doesn’t want his kids to commit the same mistakes he did in his younger days. Needless to say, he is playing the role of a responsible father in magnificent ways.

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What is that one thing you love the most about Mike Tyson?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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