Mike Tyson Urges Ex-girlfriend to Make Her ‘Fight’ Debut

Published 06/29/2022, 6:00 AM EDT
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – MARCH 06: Mike Tyson performs his one man show “Undisputed Truth” in the Music Box at the Borgata on March 6, 2020 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was infamous for his relationships outside the boxing ring. Back in his day, Tyson dated a lot of women, including supermodels, actors, and celebrities. Moreover, he also had a short fling with British supermodel Naomi Campbell, but the pair have been broken up for a long time.

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However, this did not stop ‘Iron Mike’ from calling her out in his podcast alongside American actress Rosie Perez.

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Tyson urges Campbell to fight

Perez made an appearance on Tyson’s podcast Hotboxin and the two were discussing the time when Perez and her sister met Tyson and his ex-wife. Perez revealed that the incident caused an altercation between her sister and Campbell. This story made the Champ laugh uncontrollably as he then went on to reveal that he always wanted to see his ex-girlfriend fight someone.

He said,” Naomi’s always talking like she’s gonna fight somebody, so I want to see her fight somebody”. Shocked by this statement, Perez asked Tyson why he wanted to see his ex-girlfriend fight someone and he responded by saying, “Because she always talks about what she’s gonna do to somebody.

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Perez then went on to agree with Tyson and also praised Campbell, “Okay, sometimes she does that yeah, yeah, yeah and I love her. I love her and she still looks fantastic”. Perez Added.

The many wives of Mike Tyson

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Even for a celebrity, Tyson has seen his fair share of women. The former champion has been married three times and has had relationships with several women. He first married actress Robin Givens in 1989, but their marriage only lasted a year as the couple got divorced after Givens cheated on Tyson with actor Brad Pitt. Following this, Tyson married Monica Turner in 1997 but their marriage also did not last as they got divorced 6 years later in 2003.

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 27: Mike Tyson and his wife Lakiha Spicer attend the opening night of the 2018  US Open held at Arthur Ashe Stadium on August 27, 2018, in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York City. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/GC Images)

However, The Baddest Man On The Planet has now settled down since he married his third and current wife, Lakiha Spicer. The couple has been married since 2009 and also has a son and a daughter together.

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Sahil Sood

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Sahil Sood is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and has a keen interest in the sweet science of boxing. His journey in boxing began when he first saw highlights of Mike Tyson as a teenager and then followed the rise of Floyd Mayweather Sahil is an avid fan of Tyson Fury and Vasiliy Lomachenko and strongly believes that Lomachenko is pound for pound the best boxer in the world.

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