Mike Tyson and Snoop Dogg Marked Out Like Kids When They Recently Met WWE Legend: “Mike is a Huge Wrestling Fan”

Published 01/18/2022, 1:26 PM EST
VERONA, NY – JUNE 08: Former World Champion boxer Mike Tyson claps as the 2018 Hall of Fame class is introduced during the Golden Boy on ESPN fight night at Turning Stone Resort Casino on June 8, 2018 in Verona, New York. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

Pro-wrestlers actually do not realize how famous they actually are. In fact, Jake Roberts aka Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts didn’t realise how famous he is until Mike Tyson and Snoop Dog fan-boy’d all over him!

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During a conversation with TalkSport, Diamond Dallas Page aka DDP revealed that when Snoop Dog and Mike Tyson visited an AEW show and saw WWE Legend Jake Roberts.

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“Him and Snoop, they came to the show to do something with AEW and when Snoop saw Jake, he said ‘Oh my god, that’s Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts over there!’”

“We saw Mike walking out of KTLA [TV station], he’d just done the news show and Jake and I were walking in. He saw me and was like ‘DDP!’ and gave me a huge hug. But then he saw Jake and he went crazy.”

In fact, DDP revealed that Tyson and Roberts shared similar experiences during their career. Therefore, the emotions Tyson went through when he saw his hero remain unmatched!

JACKSONVILLE, FL – SEPTEMBER 19: Former boxing champion Mike Tyson looks on during the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 19, 2019 at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Fl.(Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

“Jake has been through some of the same stuff Mike has been through. He gave us a dual hug and he said ‘what you guys did with that documentary… Wow.’ Mike is a huge wrestling fan and Jake was one of his heroes, but still, it’s Mike Tyson!” H/t TalkSport

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However, Tyson has shot down the idea of any such boxing match in the upcoming future. He added that he hasn’t had a word about anyone in regards to fighting either of the Paul brothers.

But, he’s not completely opposed to the idea of being in a fight with one of them. It probably won’t be anytime soon considering he’s already denied having any agreement about a match against Jake Paul.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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