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Mike Tyson and Francis Ngannou
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Mike Tyson claims Francis Ngannou beating Tyson Fury "would be the biggest upset in the history of entertainment"

Cole Shelton - September 28, 2023

Mike Tyson has been training Francis Ngannou for his fight against Tyson Fury, and knows if the former UFC heavyweight champion wins it would be the biggest upset ever. Ngannou is set for his first boxing match against Fury on Oct. 28 in Saudi Arabia. Although Ngannou has legit one-punch KO power, he is a massive underdog, but ‘Iron Mike’ has full confidence that he can pull off the upset.

Francis Ngannou

Teddy Atlas criticizes Francis Ngannou's team over training snub: "Why don't you be upfront with me?"

Fernando Quiles - August 15, 2023

Teddy Atlas feels he was disregarded by Francis Ngannou after being asked to help train him. Atlas, who is a legendary boxing trainer, claims that Ngannou was seeking his assistance ahead of the big October 28 bout against Tyson Fury. Atlas even claims to have helped the former UFC Heavyweight Champion with a technique, but he was taken aback when it was revealed that “The Predator” is being trained by Mike Tyson.

Fedor Emelianenko and Mike Tyson
Fedor Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko interested in boxing match with 'dream opponent' Mike Tyson: "He's a legend"

Josh Evanoff - August 9, 2023

Former Bellator heavyweight contender Fedor Emelianenko has called for a boxing match with Mike Tyson. ‘The Last Emperor’ famously retired from MMA earlier this year after his rematch with Ryan Bader. Four years after ‘Darth’ scored a first-round stoppage win over the Russian, he did it again. In the main event of Bellator 290 in February, Fedor Emelianenko suffered a first-round defeat in the final fight of his career.

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Ric Flair details the intense smoke session he had with boxing legend Mike Tyson: “I thought I died”

Susan Cox - August 9, 2023

Professional wrestling icon Ric Flair is recounting an intense smoke session he had with boxing legend Mike Tyson. Flair, 74, is an American professional wrestler who had  a career spanning over 50 years and is regarded as the greatest professional wrestler of all time.

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UFC 291 promo gets special treatment with Mike Tyson narration

Zain Bando - July 29, 2023

UFC 291 promo gets special treatment with Mike Tyson narration. It’s not every day that Mike Tyson, the former legendary icon and ex-heavyweight boxing champion, is the soundtrack to the promotion of a fight.

Francis Ngannou

Mike Tyson open to training Francis Ngannou for Tyson Fury fight: “That’d be cool”

Harry Kettle - July 24, 2023

Boxing legend Mike Tyson has confirmed that he’s open to the idea of training with Francis Ngannou ahead of his debut. Later this year, Francis Ngannou will make his long-awaited pro boxing debut. The former UFC heavyweight champion will do so against Tyson Fury in a contest that has split combat sports fans down the middle.

Deontay Wilder
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder believes he is the most powerful boxer ever, ahead of Mike Tyson: "That is not even an argument no more, come on"

Cole Shelton - April 12, 2023

Deontay Wilder thinks he is the most powerful puncher in boxing history. Wilder has been known for his vicious one-punch KO power, which helped him win the heavyweight title as he has knocked out every opponent he faced outside of Tyson Fury. With that, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ believes he is the most powerful puncher in boxing history, even ahead of Mike Tyson.

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz
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Nate Diaz takes issue with Mike Tyson’s praise of Conor McGregor: “I took him all the way out in about 8 minutes”

Harry Kettle - March 11, 2023

Former UFC star Nate Diaz has taken issue with Mike Tyson’s recent praise for his rival Conor McGregor. While he isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, Nate Diaz is certainly a fascinating figure in mixed martial arts. One of the reasons for his popularity, as we know, is his previous rivalry with Conor McGregor.

Evander Holyfield

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield announce ear-shaped marijuana gummies collaboration dubbed 'Holy Bites'

Josh Evanoff - November 14, 2022

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are done fighting, but they’re still promoters at heart. ‘Iron Mike’ and ‘The Real Deal’ graced the boxing ring on two occasions in the 1990s. Both matchups are historic and well-remembered, but for very different reasons. In 1996, they met for the first time, with Holyfield pulling off a shocking 11th-round knockout.

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Mike Tyson

Nate Diaz goes to bat for Mike Tyson after boxing legend claims Hulu streaming service "stole" his story

Fernando Quiles - August 7, 2022

Nate Diaz is not a fan of how Hulu has handled business with the new Mike Tyson biopic. Tyson has made it clear that he does not support Hulu’s Mike, which is the streaming service’s take on the legendary boxer’s life story. Tyson has likened it to having his life rights stolen as he was never contacted by Hulu about the project.

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Bob Sapp claims nobody would be talking about Mike Tyson if it wasn’t for him: “He is scared because of how I look and how big I am”

Susan Cox - June 27, 2022

Bob Sapp is claiming that nobody would be talking about Mike Tyson if it wasn’t for him. Sapp is an American MMA, kickboxer, professional wrestler, actor, and former American football player. ‘The Beast’ is currently under contract with Rizin Fighting Federation.

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Jake Paul verbally agrees to fight Mike Tyson later this year: "We are making it happen"

Josh Evanoff - June 20, 2022

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul has verbally agreed to fight Mike Tyson later this year. ‘The Problem Child’ has been out of the ring since his rematch with Tyron Woodley last December. Paul moved to 2-0 in his series with ‘The Chosen One’ that night on Showtime pay-per-view. The 25-year-old viciously knocked out Woodley in the sixth round.

Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Conor McGregor should avoid "risky" advice from Mike Tyson

Chris Taylor - June 4, 2022

Michael Bisping has shared his thoughts on the advice offered up from Mike Tyson to UFC star Conor McGregor. Earlier this week the boxing legend, Tyson, suggested that McGregor (22-6 MMA) should get at least three wins under his belt before facing any elite competition.

Conor McGregor
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Boxing legend Mike Tyson offers up some advice to Conor McGregor: “Let him get three fights and build his confidence back up”

Cole Shelton - June 3, 2022

Mike Tyson has given some advice to Conor McGregor on who he should fight next. McGregor is currently on a two-fight losing streak after suffering back-to-back losses to Dustin Poirier. ‘Notorious’ and ‘The Diamond’ had their highly anticipated trilogy fight at UFC 264 in July of 2021, where the Irishman suffered a broken leg. Since then, he has been rehabbing and it’s expected he will return sometime by the end of this year or early next, but his next opponent remains uncertain.

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Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson won't face criminal charges for plane attack

Cole Shelton - May 10, 2022

Mike Tyson will not be charged for assaulting a man on an airplane. On April 20, a video went viral that showed Tyson repeatedly punching a man in the face on an airplane. The video showed the man bugging Tyson and his reps say had alleged the man threw a water bottle at him and annoyed him repeatedly prior to the attack. An attorney for the man, meanwhile, had argued no bottle was thrown -and blamed the incident on his client being “overly excited.”

Rose Namajunas
Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas says praise from Mike Tyson is the “coolest thing” that’s happened on her MMA journey: “It was really surreal”

Susan Cox - May 5, 2022

Rose Namajunas is saying that the praise she received from Mike Tyson is the ‘coolest thing’ that’s happened to her on her MMA journey. It will be Rose Namajunas (12-4 MMA), the UFC women’s strawweight champion, going up against Carla Esparza (19-6 MMA) this coming Saturday, May 7th at UFC 274.

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Mike Tyson

Spokesperson for Mike Tyson issues statement following airplane altercation

Harry Kettle - April 22, 2022

A spokesperson for Mike Tyson has issued a statement in the wake of him punching a fellow passenger on a flight. In an incident that quickly spread across the combat sports world and beyond, Mike Tyson got himself into a spot of bother earlier this week.

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Mike Tyson

Video | Mike Tyson punches a man multiple times while on an airplane

Susan Cox - April 21, 2022

It has been reported by ‘TMZ’ that Mike Tyson was seen punching a man in the face multiple times on a flight last evening. Apparently Tyson was aboard a JetBlue flight which was bound from San Fransisco to Florida.

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