Mike Tyson Confirms February Return While His Son Teases “Major Money Moves”

Published 11/07/2021, 4:34 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 03: Former boxer Mike Tyson performs during his one-man show “Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live on Stage” at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on March 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)


Mike Tyson was ringside during the Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant event. Going into the fight, Tyson had made it very clear who he was rooting for. ‘Iron’ Mike had predicted that Canelo would destroy Plant, and ‘Sweethands’ was keen to prove Tyson wrong. However, Caleb Plant succumbed to the pressure and power of Canelo Alvarez.

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Before the main event, Jim Gray went ringside with Mike Tyson for a quick interview between the rounds of Anthony Dirrell vs Marcos Hernandez.

Tyson confirmed his return to the boxing ring during the interview. When Jim Gray asked if he would fight next year, ‘Iron’ Mike replied, “Yes, I will fight, god willing in February.”

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Before seemingly confirming his return, Tyson also spoke about what champions such as Canelo feel going into such a huge fight.

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‘The Baddest Man On The Planet’ said, “It must be the most scary. It’s a scary feeling, and it’s also mind-boggling, just the fact that you have to fight somebody three times a year.”

“You know, we do for a living what everybody try to avoid for the rest of their lives. Even though he’s a dominant fighter, all fighters are nervous before their fight. If they say they’re not, they’re lying.” 

“It depends on the pressure you put on yourself. That’s what it comes down to. Some people love the pressure and it ignites them. Some people, they give up on the pressure, it’s too overwhelming.”

Logan Paul gives his honest opinion on the Mike Tyson fight

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Ever since Mike Tyson revealed that he would be returning to the ring in February next year, rumors saying Logan Paul is his next opponent have been rampant. Although Tyson himself has not confirmed or denied the fight, Logan Paul gave his honest opinions on this possible matchup.

Logan Paul claimed he could beat ‘Iron’ Mike because he’s so old. However, he said that if he fought Mike Tyson, people would say that he beat up an old guy, and beating up one of his boxing idols would suck.

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Is Logan Paul saying he is not going to fight Mike Tyson? Who do you think Mike Tyson should fight next?

Watch this story: Event Highlights: Canelo Alvarez Knocks Out Caleb Plant in 11

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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