Mike Tyson Next Fight: Date and Venue Revealed

Published 03/18/2021, 5:00 PM EDT
Lennox Lewis (white trunks) and Mike Tyson (black trunks) (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)


Mike Tyson entertained a sea of an audience in his last exhibition fight against Roy Jones Jr. This fight became one of the most-watched boxing events of 2021. In this 8-round exhibition contest, the duo traded substantial punches with each other. Moreover, both of them received massive applause for putting on a classic show.

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But Mike Tyson garnered even more attention and love than expected as he showcased a snippet of his elite version.

Recently, on the Hotboxin’ podcast, ‘Iron’ Mike spilled some beans on his next fight and venue.

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Former UFC star Henry Cejudo, who was a part of this podcast, told Tyson, “You can probably drop the news now, Mike,” 

To which he responded, “End of May. Where (Canelo) fought (against Avni Yildirim). Same arena,”

“May 29, or May 31, something like that.” (h/t Boxing Scene)

Nov 28, 2020; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Mike Tyson poses for a photo after a split draw against Roy Jones, Jr. during a heavyweight exhibition boxing bout for the WBC Frontline Belt at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Scarnici/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports

Right after his contest with ‘Captain Hook’, Tyson asserted on fighting yet again. He put on a considerable performance and fathoming the same, he seemed inquisitive to step inside the squared circle.

In the above statement, the ‘Baddest Man on the Planet’ cleared that his next fight will take place around mid-2021 in the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, where Canelo Alvarez dispatched Avni Yildirim a few days back.

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Who will Mike Tyson face?

There are several retro boxing matchups for Mike Tyson, but the only fight that lures the fans is a trilogy with Evander Holyfield.

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In the past few months, Holyfield has called Tyson out through his social handle countless times, hinting at a trilogy.

The world witnessed what happened in the first two Tyson vs Holyfield fights. Similarly, fans are ecstatic to see the duo fight each other once more, even though if it’s for an exhibition contest.

This trilogy between the two might shatter the PPV records and go down as one of the best events in the sport. In the above statement, Tyson didn’t reveal his opponent. But since the fight is getting staged for mid-2021, a news piece regarding the same might be out soon.

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Would you be excited to see Tyson vs Holyfield 3?

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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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