“She Was F**King Right”: Looking Like a “Butler”, Mike Tyson Accepts Defeat Against Daughter in Front of His Wife and Michael Jackson’s Son

Published 09/11/2023, 12:00 PM EDT

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The name Mike Tyson perhaps holds the most weight in the history of boxing. ‘Iron Mike,’ as he was known, is the perfect example of a great American success story. Fear, brutality, and ruthlessness were all synonymous with his name and personality back then. Now imagine someone like that made fun of in front of his wife and Michael Jackson’s son.

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The difference between Mike today and the Mike who knocked out Larry Holmes in 1988 is stark, to say the least. Over the years, Mike has actively made changes in his life to create such improvements in his personality and image. It has also made him a gentler person and a brilliant father. And this is perfectly portrayed during an episode of Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson podcast. 

Mike Tyson’s daughter mocks his butler-like appearance

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In a recent episode of Mike’s podcast, the viral image of Mike, Magic Johnson, Madonna, and other celebs came up. Mike immediately remembered what his daughter, Mikey Lorna Tyson said about the picture. Describing what his daughter said, Mike elaborated, “I look like a buttler…and she was right, look…she was f**king right…I look like a butler…everybody is a baller and I look like a Butler.”

He also mentioned how his daughter thought everybody in the image looked amazing, other than Mike. When asked if his daughter knew the scale of his achievements, Mike responded, “My kids like to bust my chops.” But what does ‘Iron Mike’ think of the scale of his career? Which is the greatest fight of his career?

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The greatest fight of his career: According to Mike Tyson

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‘The Baddest Man On The Planet’ Mike Tyson has fought several popular names in boxing. If someone had to predict Tyson’s pick, they would say, Michael Spinks, Frank Bruno, or Larry Holmes. But in reality, it’s none of them! Mike’s pick for his greatest fight is, to put it simply, unusual but makes a lot of sense.

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According to Mike Tyson, his pick for the greatest fight of his career is him against Buster Douglas. The fight wasn’t just Mike’s first loss – he got knocked out for the first time ever during this fight. After losing the fight in front of millions of people, it made him a better fighter, according to an article from Boxing Social.

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Despite all the hardships and adversities he had to face, Mike has shaped himself and his career to become the person he is today. What is your take on the viral image? Does he really look like a butler?

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Sudeep Sinha

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Sudeep Sinha is a Boxing Writer at Essentially Sports. He is an avid fan of the sport and remains in awe of the fighters. He is inspired by the grit and the passion that boxers possess and feels that those are essential elements in order to do well in all spheres.
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