New Picture Emerges From Mike Tyson’s Movie Project

Published 11/16/2021, 7:55 AM EST
YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA – SEPTEMBER 6, 2018: American professional boxer Mike Tyson during a press conference following a boxing masterclass for RCC Boxing Promotions boxers and children at the Martial Arts Academy established by the Russian Copper Company. Donat Sorokin/TASS (Photo by Donat SorokinTASS via Getty Images)


Mike Tyson is a world-famous star, whose fanbase is not just limited to the sport of boxing. In the mid-1980s, Tyson debuted in the sport and he left everyone amazed with his out-of-the-box boxing skills. Before him, no one could get the fans hooked to such an extent, but Tyson’s power and his skills inside the ring made everyone fall in love with him.

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Also, alongside his boxing career, Tyson even stepped into the acting field and did some notable work there. His pro-boxing career might have ended early, but Tyson still continues to add to his contributions to the field of art and cinema.

These days, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ is working on his very first pan-India project, on a film named Liger. Alongside Tyson, the main star cast includes Tollywood stalwart, Vijay Deverakonda, and Ananya Pandey.

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Recently, Deverakonda shared a picture with Tyson on his social handle.

“This man is love”

“Every moment I am making memories! And this one will forever be special..

“#Liger Vs The Legend..
When I came face to face with Iron @miketyson,” he wrote.

Liger will be based on a mixed martial arts expert and ‘Iron’ Mike will play a significant role in the film. There’s no concrete information as to what will his role exactly will comprise, but it is expected he is expected to play one of the prominent characters in the film.

Mike Tyson and his notable work in the acting space

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Just like his boxing career, Tyson enjoyed a stellar run in the acting space, too. Ip Man 3, Entourage (Bottoms Up), and The Last O.G. (The Breaks) are some films and shows for which Tyson was lauded for his performance.

VERONA, NY – JUNE 08: Former World Champion boxer Mike Tyson claps as the 2018 Hall of Fame class is introduced during the Golden Boy on ESPN fight night at Turning Stone Resort Casino on June 8, 2018 in Verona, New York. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ has a knack for connecting with a wide fanbase. And with his contribution to acting and boxing, Tyson has unquestionably entertained and captivated millions of fans.

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Also, Tyson’s fans in India would love to see ‘Iron’ Mike give his absolute best in Liger, making this movie a blockbuster.

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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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