Mike Tyson Admits Giving ‘Bulls**t’ Advice to Shakur Stevenson

Published 05/11/2021, 5:00 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES – FEBRUARY 11: Boxer Mike Tyson arrives at the premiere of “Against the Ropes” at the Chinese Theater on February 11, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)


Mike Tyson is one of the hottest boxing properties to date. Right from the retro boxing era until today, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ has stayed in the news and is showing no signs of slowing down. Alongside his antics in the fight world, Tyson is even known for running his own podcast, wherein he brings in bigwigs from the combats sports world and other celebrities.

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Recently, in the Hotboxin podcast, Tyson brought in the young gun, Shakur Stevenson. Here, Tyson advised the super featherweight fighter on not letting anyone do anything with his hard-earned money that might consequently harm him and his family.

Post this, ‘Iron’ Mike asked Stevenson, “That makes sense? That makes sense, though! That makes sense? They’re like talking bullshit!” and the entire studio cracked up laughing.

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Back in the 1980s and 90s, Tyson was a flashy star of the game. Famous for his annihilating ring prowess, Tyson was equally known for the antics he performed outside the sport.

He’s undeniably seen the most unusual life in boxing, thus gaining experience in the world. That said, he doesn’t wish any of the upcoming stars of the sport to follow his path. Moreover, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ feels that there were certain mistakes he did, which he doesn’t want anyone else to commit.

Although in the above video, he cracked up laughing at the learning he gave to ‘Fearless’. But the point Tyson addressed was principally on fleek.

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Mike Tyson – the guiding light for young boxing stars

Not only the undefeated Shakur Stevenson but there are several young hotshots of boxing who like taking advice from ‘Iron’ Mike.

UNDATED: Mike Tyson raises his fists after winning a bout. (Photo by Focus on Sport via Getty Images)

More than anyone else, Tyson is himself happy to be a helping hand for all these budding boxers who wish to make a mark in the fight world.

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Not just with his words, but ‘Iron’ Mike looks for multiple ways to inspire one and all. Recently, he took up an exhibition bout and captivated everyone’s attention towards him.

In this fight, he showcased a snippet of his old self and fought for a good cause.

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What do you draw off Tyson and Stevenson‘s aforementioned conversation?

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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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