Coach Warns Active Heavyweights About Mike Tyson’s “Dynamite” Power

Published 08/14/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
ATLANTIC CITY – AUGUST 17,1986: Mike Tyson looks to take a punch to Jose Ribalta during a bout at Trump Plaza Hotel on August 17, 1986 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.Mike Tyson defeated Jose Ribalta TKO 10. (Photo by: The Ring Magazine via Getty Images)


Mike Tyson may have retired from the sport almost two years ago, but he’s no less than a cosmic brand even today. ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ was a flamboyant star of the sport in the retro boxing era. Back then, no one in the sport saw such extensive stardom as that of Tyson’s. ‘Iron’ Mike was a true fan favorite who hooked in millions of fans with his paramount power.

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Tyson (55) still has an immense love for boxing, and even at his current age, he continues with his stringent workout regimes. Recently, his coach, Rafael Cordero, who was in an exclusive interview with ESNEWS, gave an astonishing take on Tyson and his power. He said, “It’s a gift from god. Dynamite.”

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“He can beat any heavyweight champion in the world, he can. He has skills, he has desire, has power and God’s with him,” Cordeiro concluded.

Back in his prime, Tyson was the most lethal boxer who dismantled countless opponents. This made him a top-notch star extremely quickly. As ‘Iron’ Mike always walked into his bouts with a fearless mindset, it eventually helped him claim umpteen wins.

He still hits the gym every day to keep himself in shape. And with his rigorous routines, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ looks to inspire the budding generation of fighters. Hence, despite being professionally inactive for such a long time, he is still the face of boxing.

Mike Tyson – The face of boxing

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Tyson signed off from the sport in 2005, thus going out with a gratifying track record of 50 wins and 6 losses. Out of all his wins, a staggering 44 came in via T/KOs. He redefined the sport with his out-of-the-box skills and eventually made boxing one of the most-watched sports.

UNITED STATES – AUGUST 19: Las Vegas; Mike TYSON (USA) – Peter MC NEEZY (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Citing what he’s done for the sport, it’s safe to admit that ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson is the undeniable face of boxing. His legacy is an inspiration to many fans and fighters.

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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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