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“Training for Big John Fury”: Despite Crippling Illness, 57-YO Mike Tyson Impresses Fans With Explosive Workout as He Makes New Announcement

Published 09/21/2023, 10:46 PM EDT

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Mike Tyson has publicly spoken about his struggle with sciatica, a condition of the sciatic nerve. Due to sciatica, last year, Tyson even had to board a wheelchair while leaving the Miami International Airport. While fans showed concern for the ‘Baddest Man on the Planet’ in the wake of the mentioned incident, Tyson, then 56, spoke to Greta Van Susteren about his health.

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Talking to Susteren, Tyson revealed that he had sciatica. While he claimed sciatica was the “only health problem” he had, Tyson informed that when it flared up, he could not even talk. Despite sciatica, ‘Kid Dynamite’ is hitting the gym and sharing explosive training videos with his fans. Ahead of Francis Ngannou vs. Tyson Fury, the 57-year-old took to Instagram and shared his energetic workout with a medicine ball.

Fans react as “All Power” Mike Tyson promotes new t-shirt with workout video


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With an explosive workout video, Tyson promoted a new collection of t-shirts. “All Power. Comic collection, back in the game,” he wrote. However, fans were more interested in Tyson’s training. In a recent interview, the father of Tyson Fury, John Fury declared that he would like to get in the ring with Mike Tyson on the undercard of Ngannou vs. Fury. Calling himself a “fighting man,” Fury said, “I’m all in“.



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Watching Mike Tyson’s latest workout, a fan claimed he was “training for Big John Fury“.

Meanwhile, one felt pity for the medicine ball Tyson worked out with. “That poor medicine ball,” they said.

According to one, “undoubtedly,” in his prime, “[he] would’ve knocked out anyone that can be named.”


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On the other hand, one called Mike, “The most explosive boxer in history“.

One joked that Tyson imagined the ball to be his former promoter Don King. “He’s imagining the ball is #DonKing,” they added.


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Written by:

Samrat Sardar


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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. As an experienced commercial writer and athlete himself, Samrat brings a unique perspective and a deep passion for boxing to his work. He holds a post-graduation degree and has over 800 articles to his credit.
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Snigdhaa Jaiswal