“Rock That Little Cabbage”: Thousands React to Hasbulla ‘Putting the Heat’ on Mike Tyson

Published 03/22/2023, 2:15 AM EDT

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The Russian Internet Personality Hasbulla Magomedov who rose to fame mimicking Khabib Nurmagomedov from the UFC recently paid Mike Tyson a visit on Hotboxin’. The above 3 feet tall Hasbulla who is widely known as the ‘Mini Khabib’, wore gloves and fired his shots at Mike Tyson who thoroughly remained sitting. While the former two-time Heavyweight champion of the world sat casually, Hasbulla fired an overhand right at the ‘Kid Dynamite’ of boxing.

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Hasbulla became quite a popular face among combat sports fans ever since the Russian mimicked UFC-style face-offs with the Tajikistani singer Abdu Rozik. Few have dared to punch Mike Tyson and now Hasbulla has included himself on that shortlist. Certainly, the two personalities had fun together on Hotboxin’.

Boxing fans react as Hasbulla Magomedov swings at Mike Tyson on Hotboxin’

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As talkSPORT’s Michael Benson shared the brief clip via tweet, several fans reacted to it. While some humorously referred to Hasbulla sparring with Tyson Fury in order to fight Oleksandr Usyk, others, on that occasion, mentioned Deontay Wilder punching an ESPN mascot on live TV. While the Russian threw his hands at Tyson, someone at the back asked him “to chill”. According to a user named @MIG311200, in the presence of Mike Tyson one needs to chill.

Meanwhile, a user named @ge1872rs jokingly said, “Hasbulla sparing with Fury in prep for Usyk“.

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On the other end, @gizmo_277 claimed that Hasbulla, who challenged Dwayne Johnson recently, “would beat a prime Mike Tyson!!!”

 

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However, @ChampionshipJC called Hasbulla “a little cabbage” and asked Mike Tyson to rock him.

Meanwhile, @dr_enki alluded to Deontay Wilder hitting the ESPN mascot on live TV. According to them, had it been Wilder instead of Mike Tyson, Hasbulla would be in a world of trouble.

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What do you think about Hasbulla swinging at Mike Tyson as the latter remains sitting? What is your reaction to the Russian meeting the ‘Kid Dynamite’ of boxing? Would you dare swing at Mike Tyson if you ever had a chance to face him? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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Samrat Sardar

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports and is currently a postgraduate student of English literature. A diligent journalist; he has been writing since his high school days, and possesses work experience as a commercial writer for companies such as WordsKraft among others. Samrat believes he fell in love with boxing the day he watched Vasiliy Lomachenko share the ring with Guillermo Rigondeaux.
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