Mike Tyson Gives a One Word Answer for Attaining Immortal Status

Published 12/21/2021, 10:30 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)


If there’s one boxer who’s witnessed life from a different vertical altogether, it’s undoubtedly Mike Tyson. Coming to the limelight in the early 1990s, Tyson became a superstar of the sport. In his prime, he stirred the boxing universe by crucifying opponents with his devastating knockout power. Also, even after retirement, Tyson, to date, can put his fans in a frenzy.

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‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ often comes up with statements and comments that make him as a center of attraction.

Recently, Tyson, on his Twitter handle, shed some light on attaining immortal status. He wrote, “For immortal status, enthusiasm makes it happen.”

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Mike Tyson rose to fame with his highlight like knockout power and quick finishes. He possessed a dominating personality, which helped him become a biggie in the sport in no time. Also, Tyson had a vibrant life outside the ring, which eventually kept the fans more intrigued about him.

That said, the sport of boxing, prior to him, never saw such a flamboyant star making statements all over the world. However, with tremendous fame and attention, Tyson surrounded himself with a fair share of controversies. He also went bankrupt in 2003.

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Tyson’s life story is completely unusual and there’s hardly anyone in the fighting space who lived a life akin to him. Even today, ‘Iron’ Mike somehow stays relevant to the fight world with his podcasts, guest appearances, and other projects.

What project is Mike Tyson currently working on?

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‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ is working on his first pan-India project, on a film named Liger.

LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 26: Former boxer Mike Tyson attends the super welterweight boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The film is based on a Mixed Martial Arts expert and ‘Iron’ Mike has a vital role to play in this movie. There are few details about his actual role in the film. However, fans are eager to stay connected with all the new updates regarding the progress of this project.

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It’ll be interesting to see how Tyson fares in this role to make his millions of Indian fans go berserk with his appearance on the big screen.

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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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