WATCH: Mike Tyson Shows Off Blistering Punching Power

Published 07/20/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
BEIJING, CHINA – MARCH 01: (CHINA OUT) American former professional boxer Mike Tyson attends premiere of film “Ip Man 3” directed by Wilson Yip on March 1, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images)


Mike Tyson, in the old era of boxing, was one of the most intimidating boxers of all time. With his vicious one-punch power, Tyson became a fan favorite in no time. He produced countless eye-catchy performances and with that; he became a flamboyant star of the game.

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Although Tyson has left the sport almost two decades ago, his love for the sport of boxing still prevails over anything. That said, he still continues to keep himself in his best possible shape and still keeps up with his hard-core boxing regimes.

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Recently, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ released a training compilation video. Here, he’s seen hitting the bags and the mitts. Also, with his thrilling power, Tyson also showcases his slick defense to allure boxing lovers. “You aren’t owed sh**. Fight like hell for everything.”

‘Iron’ Mike made his first professional ring walk in 1985. Back then, nobody expected him to trace such a long and decorated pathway in the sport. But with his ability to consistently create magic inside the ring, Tyson stormed to the peak of the sport.

In fact, in 2020, he even entered the squared circle for an exhibition bout against fellow veteran Roy Jones Jr. This bout abruptly fetched 1.6 million PPV buys and became one of the most-watched boxing events of 2020.

In this high-voltage bout, ‘Iron’ Mike showed a snippet of his old self and gave his fellow adversary a rugged test. Though this contest ended with a draw, both the fighters took it onto their strides and entertained a sea of an audience.

Should Mike Tyson return to the exhibition boxing circuit again?

Mike Tyson still ranks among the biggest sensations of the sport and fans are keen to see him back in action again.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – OCTOBER 16: Boxer Mike Tyson beats Tyrell Biggs at Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey October 16 1987. (Photo by Jeffrey Asher/ Getty Images)

That said, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ should definitely give a thought on returning to the exhibition vertical. Because this will help him sustain his love for boxing, also it’ll help him hook in more fans to the sport.

It’ll be interesting to see who he gets lined up with for his upcoming bout. What do you draw off Tyson’s above workout video?

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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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