‘I Wore Mike Out’: Mike Tyson Gets Trolled by Russel Simmons

Published 12/31/2021, 8:06 AM EST
MOSCOW, RUSSIA NOVEMBER 28, 2017: American former professional boxer Mike Tyson at the Synergy Global Forum at Moscow’s Olimpiysky Arena. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)


Mike Tyson is one of the alluring boxing personalities on the planet. The Brooklyn native enjoyed a career like no one else in the heavyweight division, and even after retirement, fans have a sharp memory of his stern knockouts and exuberant performances. Even today, Tyson can draw extensive attention around himself, and he truly leaves everyone in awe.

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Recently, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ collaborated with the renowned Russel Simmons for a hiking session.

Here, Simmons took it to Instagram to detail his time spent with ‘Iron’ Mike and how he wore him out.

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He wrote, “took @miketyson hiking. wore him out !!!! @khatch1234… update: I’m in pain and I think I have to skip hot yoga today. another update. I can’t believe anyone believes this lol. I can’t believe I finished period. (we went again today). and @miketyson although sweaty-at the end … has o problems keeping up with me. OR ANYBODY. happy holidays”

Simmons took a witty jibe at Tyson, but he simultaneously praised the former heavyweight king for his impeccable physical capacities.

Last year, Tyson showed an akin snippet of his physical capacities and boxing prowess against Roy Jones Jr. Although an exhibition, many expected the duo to not go hard after each other. However, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ was keen on making the most out of this bout.

As a result, he pressed all the gears to give the fans a fight worth the anticipation. Tyson was undoubtedly slow and tired in the concluding rounds, but he refrained from giving up.

Mike Tyson grabbed substantial eyeballs in his last boxing outing

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Tyson’s fight with Jones Jr. accrued 1.6 million PPV buys.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 28: Roy Jones Jr. (L) and Mike Tyson celebrate their split draw during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. presented by Triller at Staples Center on November 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Triller)

This was one of the biggest events of 2020, and undoubtedly, it turned out to be a terrific event for the sport.

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Since then, fans have remained assertive about seeing Tyson take up the ring space again. That said, ‘Iron’ Mike is expected to make a comeback in February 2022.

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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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