Mike Tyson Presents Astonishing Medical Results – Says His Doctor Found ‘Violence’ in His Brain

Published 11/12/2020, 3:02 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 08: Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson speaks during the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction gala at Caesars Palace on August 8, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)


Boxing legend Mike Tyson has given fans an update ahead of his comeback fight. ‘Iron Mike’ will fight fellow legend Roy Jones Jr in an eight-round exhibition fight on November 28, 2020. The two will compete for the ‘Frontline Battle Belt’ on a card that will also include the likes of Badou Jack and Nate Robinson. However, there have been questions about the health of the two fighters.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – JULY 21: Mike Tyson stands in the ring during the fight with Carl Williams at the Convention Center on July 21, 1989 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Tyson defeated Williams in the fifth round with a TKO. (Focus on Sport via Getty Images)

Many critics have been questioning the decision to let the legends return to the ring. Despite this, Tyson has shut down any doubters with his latest revelation. Speaking to Peter Rosenberg on ESPN, the legend was asked about him never being knocked out as compared to Jones Jr. He said, “Yea we’re different you know. My brain… So, they did a scan on my brain for the fight and stuff. He [the doctor] looked at so many fighters’ brains and he couldn’t believe that I had such a preserved brain. For a fighter.”

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Thus, the 54-year-old is suggesting that he is in peak condition to enter the ring come November 28. He is doing his best to reassure the boxing community it is safe for him to fight again.

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Mike Tyson has seemingly no roadblocks ahead of his boxing return

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The American did not stop at reassuring the fans and critics. Tyson provided even more shocking news. He said, “But this is interesting… He can see parts of my brain, he said, ‘hey there’s violence over here, there’s a lot of activity over here. We got to get that activity down’.”

This will be eye-catching news for everyone, including the doctors. There will be many that will not agree with this statement from Mike Tyson. Regardless of this, the event will go ahead on November 28 at the Staples Center. On that day, fans will find out if the fighters made the right decision to end their retirement.

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At present, there seem to be no roadblocks for the combatants.

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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