Hollywood Actor Danny Trejo Highly Impressed by Mike Tyson’s Physique: “Mike Could Still Beat Fighters if He Wanted”

Published 07/10/2021, 5:30 PM EDT


Mike Tyson is the most debatable boxing star of all time. With his antics inside and outside the game, he has stayed highly relevant to boxing and the entertainment verticals. Also, even at his current age, Tyson looks to inspire the upcoming generation by keeping himself in his finest shape possible.

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Recently, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ impressed a veteran of the entertainment industry with his physique. Hollywood actor Danny Trejo praised Mike Tyson on the above point. Talking to ESEWS, he said, “Mike is great. Mike could still beat fighters if he wanted. He’s in great shape and he fights like a boxer.”

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Mike Tyson took up an exhibition fight in November 2020 against Roy Jones Jr. In order to prepare for that contest, he put himself through some grilling transformations which eventually helped him get in shape. Alongside that, he even sharpened up his primal boxing skills.

Once he took up the squared circle against Jones Jr., ‘Iron’ Mike began his assault and moved around the ring swiftly. That night, he shook everyone by showing a snippet of his old version, thus inspiring many other boxing legends to lace up the gloves.

Although Tyson isn’t lined up to face anyone for his next exhibition battle, he’s keeping himself fit and proactive. This may be because he’s still keen on making another exhibition ring-walk.

Should Mike Tyson really take up exhibition bouts?

Tyson’s last exhibition against Jones Jr. amassed 1.6 million PPV buys. This number itself is proof of Tyson’s magnetic fan following, and it’s clear that people wish to see him more.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 13: Former champion Mike Tyson poses on the red carpet during the Box Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

That said, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ should undoubtedly take up exhibition fights to keep on entertaining the boxing fans spread around the globe.

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It’ll be interesting to see who gets lined up with next for his return. Do you wish to see ‘Iron’ Mike back in the game again? What do you make of Danny Trejo’s comments?

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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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