WOW: Mike Tyson Shows His ToyBiz X-Men Collection in a Throwback Video

Published 12/15/2021, 11:30 AM EST
BOXER MIKE TYSON TRAINING AT THE GROSVENOR HOUSE HOTEL LONDON.. 25/1/00. (Photo by David Ashdown/Getty Images)


Mike Tyson is the most unabashed combat sports personality of all time. ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ became the youngest heavyweight champ at just 20. He even went from rags to riches and again to rags after going bankrupt. In all, Tyson witnessed an unusual life altogether and throughout his limelight, ‘Iron’ Mike was always assertive about everything he loved.

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That said, fans are well acquainted with stories of Tyson owning a pet tiger to having thousands of pigeons. However, do you know Tyson had a collection of X-Men toys back in his boxing prime?

Recently, a video surfaced on the internet wherein Tyson, back in 1996, showcased his X-Men toy collection to Roseanne Barr.

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Mike Tyson, back in the 1990s, was one terrifying heavyweight who stirred the sport with his blistering knockout power. Boxing lovers did not witness someone take over the sport in such a prolific manner. Also, with every fight, ‘Iron’ Mike only allured fans with his highlight like knockout power.

Fans perceived him as an intimidating individual, but Tyson was completely opposite from the inside. That said, he had a hang of animals, mansions, cars, and Tyson truly spent his money on buying anything and everything he loved.

Even after retiring from the sport in 2005, Tyson has been in the limelight from the beginning of his boxing career. Till today, he’s one of the most active boxing faces from the retro era. ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ runs his own podcast, acts in movies/shows, and makes appearances across some of the biggest boxing events.

What is Mike Tyson up to these days?

The former heavyweight king, Tyson, is working on his very first pan India project, on a film called Liger.

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This is great news for his millions of fans in India who always waited to see Tyson in the Indian cinema space.

Alongside Tyson, the main star cast includes Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Pandey. For now, the entire star cast is busy shooting and finishing up their schedules to eventually put out a release date for this film.

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What do you make of Tyson’s above 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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