‘If All the People Died, the World Would Flourish’- Mike Tyson Gives Bizarre Take on the World

Published 04/17/2021, 11:12 AM EDT
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)


Mike Tyson has long been one of the most dangerous men in the world. The former heavyweight champion has brutal power and an intimidating personality to match. However, his latest comments will show how far ‘Iron Mike’ has come.

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Tyson changed his ways after retirement. He often speaks about his time as a fighter and his regret at being the type of fighter he was. Since then, he corrected his ways and learned to admire the little things in life. And the former champion has now reiterated this.

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – MARCH 06: Mike Tyson performs his one man show “Undisputed Truth” in the Music Box at the Borgata on March 6, 2020 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)

The 50-6 pro boxer gave a bizarre take on the planet and the people in the world. He spoke to Terrell Owens on an episode of ‘Hotboxin With Mike Tyson’ and said, “I think if all the bugs on the planet died, I think the world would die. I think if all the bees in the world died, I think, you know, the world would die. But I think if all the people died, the world would flourish.”

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This comment showed what ‘Iron Mike’ thinks about the influence of human beings on the planet. While Tyson has made some surprising comments in the past, this is certainly up there with the most unexpected comments from the former heavyweight champion.

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Mike Tyson calls people a fungus to the earth

The heavyweight boxer has often called for a change in the behavior of people since he changed his ways. And this is another example of ‘Iron Mike’ reminding the world of our effect on the environment. However, he did not stop at that.

The former champion said, “We’re f****** fungus to the planet. Can you believe that?” Tyson then added, “We’re nothing but fungus. Intelligent fungus.” This made Tyson’s opinion clear as day.

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YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA – SEPTEMBER 6, 2018: American professional boxer Mike Tyson during a press conference following a boxing masterclass for RCC Boxing Promotions boxers and children at the Martial Arts Academy established by the Russian Copper Company. Donat Sorokin/TASS (Photo by Donat SorokinTASS via Getty Images)

Therefore, these comments showed Mike Tyson is now part of the many calling for a cleaner world. He joins a long list of celebrities and personalities to back the shift in habits to ensure a better world for the future.

What do you make of these comments from Mike Tyson? Do you agree that human beings are a fungus to the earth?

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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