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Mike Tyson Announces Return to the Ring; Sends Shockwaves Through Boxing World

Published 04/11/2023, 12:20 AM EDT

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Mike Tyson could be making a return to the ring. At least that’s what he’s trying to convey to his fans, through his latest Instagram Story. So, Tyson has himself announced his return to the world of boxing, and this news has taken the whole Internet by storm. For obvious reasons, this is a big deal in the world of combat sports. Everybody would love to see ‘Iron’ Mike dancing inside the ring again for one last time. Well, the last time he got laced up was for an exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr on Nov 29, 2020.

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Now, the fans are speculating the return to be something like that, while some fans are also trying to be not too hopeful. Because before this, Mike Tyson permanently closed the door to boxing return, as his new film suggested.

So, in Tyson’s recent Instagram Story, he shared an Instagram Post made on the shoptysonpro account. And underneath the Post, there’s a countdown widget attached for 10 days, with the caption written on it, “TYSON’S RETURN“. And in the actual video, we can see Tyson playing the role of a boxing coach to a young boxer while guiding him to the path of victory.


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The fans have lost their mind with this clip, as even the caption reads, “Tyson’s return to the ring.” This has made a lot of boxing fans go gaga with excitement. And everybody is voicing out their opinions about this announcement in the comments section.

Nobody expected to get hit by such an insane announcement. The unexpected news has sent shockwaves across combat sports and now all boxing fans are trying to figure out the meaning behind this exciting news regarding Tyson’s return.

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Many fans started to put out their predictions as to what could they mean by ‘Tyson’s return’. One fan, dr.azyz, asked whether the clip is regarding a movie scene, as they didn’t really announce any fight. They wrote, “Is it for a movie or something? Because they didn’t announce any fight yet“.

Another fan, varun.b.mohla, simply stated that young kids will now know the might of Mike Tyson following his return to the boxing ring. They wrote, “Time for new-gen kids to learn about iron mike tyson“.


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alxndrbrwn raised a question, “Like boxing gear? Or fighting or training someone?

One fan, versah.1, remarked that if Tyson was part of this generation of boxers, then every current boxer would be in trouble. They wrote, “Imagine Tyson was born in to this generation 😂😂 everybody would be f**ked 😂😂😂“.


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xysamixy questioned whether the young man in the video is his son. They wrote, “Kinda confused is that his son or?

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While sam_johnston_44 wanted to know more about this announcement. So they wrote, “Elaborate“.

Now, this announcement could mean a lot of things, as Tyson may be launching his boxing gear, which will help young boxers. Hence, metaphorically Mike Tyson will make his return to the boxing ring.


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Or he may coach a young boxer, his prodigy, and embody his own trainer, Cus D’Amato. Well, it could be anything, as it’s all just assumptions until the 10 days are over. What are your assumptions about this announcement regarding Tyson’s return to the boxing ring? Let us know in the comments section.

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Chirag Radhyan

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.

Edited By: Amal Joyce