Mike Tyson Stuns With His ‘Guinea Pig’ Announcement

Published 10/31/2021, 8:00 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 13: Former champion Mike Tyson poses on the red carpet during the Box Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)


Mike Tyson is by far the most debatable boxing star on the planet. With time, the former heavyweight king has mastered the art of always staying in the news. Even at his current age, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ effortlessly makes it to the news headlines.

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Recently, Tyson promoted his new retail company, Tyson 2.0. Here, he made an amusing ‘guinea pig’ announcement to leave his fans in splits.’Iron’ Mike said, “I’m going to be the guinea pig for all my products” (h/t Reuters)

‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’, with his new venture, Tyson 2.0, wishes to be a powerhouse in the market.

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LOS ANGELES – FEBRUARY 11: Boxer Mike Tyson arrives at the premiere of “Against the Ropes” at the Chinese Theater on February 11, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Mike Tyson has already made an immense fortune for himself. That’s why his net worth stands at $10 million. However, the 55-year-old always looks to make more money and bolster his net worth.

Tyson, in his illustrious career, went from rags to riches to rags. That said, he knows the importance of hard-earned money. Hence, the former heavyweight king is extremely smart with his investment choices.

In his prime boxing days, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ spent millions of dollars on buying cars, mansions, and more. However, as he grew old, he learned his lessons and began spending more on coming up with his own business ventures, podcasts, and more.

Mike Tyson – An all-round star

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Tyson is only perceived as a great boxer, but the American fighter has so much more in the bag. Alongside his boxing run, Tyson even enjoyed a stellar acting career, and he has given some iconic performances in films like Ip Man 3, The Hangover series, and more.

Mike Tyson attends Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen at Sony Studios on September 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

On top of that, he leveraged his fan base with his Hotboxin’ podcast, and hardcore boxing lovers always tune in to watch the same.

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Citing how Tyson has chalked out his career, he can undoubtedly be termed as an all-around star. It will be interesting to see what he does with his newly established venture.

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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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