Although ‘Captain Hook’ was on a four-fight win streak, boasting a pro record of 66-9, he decided to retire in 2018. Mike Tyson Raises Eyebrows With Slurred Speech in His Latest Interview, Former NBA Champion Narrates How Mike Tyson Scared The Bad Boys Detroit Pistons Locker Room Into Silence, Mike Tyson: “My Biggest Fight Hasn’t Happened Yet”, George Foreman Concerned About Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. Super Fight, “You Will Be Living Your Glory Years”- Mike Tyson Announces Big News For Retired Athletes. Sorry to bring it to you, but athletes evolve. Fury, Joshua, Wilder: Who is the best heavyweight boxer right now? Tyson would murder the guy. His best win is his KO of Larry Holmes, who would go on to beat Ray Mercer 4 years later and take prime Evander Holyfield to 12 rounds in a loss. The ‘Superman’ was also asked to pick a fight between Prime Muhammad Ali and Prime Mike Tyson. While Tyson vs Jones Jr is official, an old video has resurfaced where Jones Jr is calling ‘Iron Mike’ predictable.
If it were prime Tyson vs. prime Ali each with their respective skills at the time, Tyson would likely win as his style of boxing would have evolved to counter Ali's skill set. Tyson was 5 ft 11 220 lbs. Joined: Mar 24, 2009 Messages: 6,415 Likes Received: 921. Frank Bruno said: “I’ve got to go for Muhammad Ali but Mike Tyson at his prime, when he was about 21, he was a very, very dangerous human being. Tyson was a freak of nature 215-220 lbs guy that was beating the shit out of shredded 240 lbs fighters, while Ali was 215 lbs while being 6ft3 fighting other guys of this weight. Ali was physically quick, bigger, and had a larger range. While the majority put their support behind Ali, Tyson Fury was undecided. Both of them have legendary boxing status after hugely successful careers, but supporters have been long divided over who would come out on top.
Floyd Mayweather sets his price to fight UFC’s Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, Manny Pacquiao confirms Conor McGregor fight is on - will donate earnings to COVID-19 victims. At his Best Tyson was around 215lbs - 220lbs himself. During an interview with Fight Hype.com, Roy Jones was asked to preview a matchup against Mike Tyson. Conor McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao: Fight Night simulation ends in brutal style, Floyd Mayweather ranks himself above Muhammad Ali as boxing's greatest ever. Ahh the internet. You know what Michael’s (Mike Tyson) gotta do, you don’t know what Ali is gonna do,“ told Jones Jr. He opened a lot of doors for a lot of people. He said: “I may have Mike [Tyson] knocking [Muhammad] Ali out!”.
He said: “I don’t like matching fighters from different eras so I can’t answer that - they were both champions of their time.”, Supporting Ali, Carl Frampton said: “Ali. Ali is regarded as the greatest boxer of all-time by boxing commentators and historians, having suffered defeat just five times across 61 fights. While Tyson was teasing his potential return for months, he finalized the event newly and took the boxing world by storm. Do you even know what you're talking about? Especially in Tysons PED era. Tyson gives Ali Hell for the first 5 or 6 rounds ..... Ali takes over after that and wins by late tko imo. Ali lost to a weak copy of Tyson, the original would kill him. That's exactly how I see it. I repeat, Ali got put on his ass by a 185 lbs man. Tyson, 54, hasn’t fought since his defeat against Kevin McBride in 2005. As per reports, Tyson would utilize the venture to help veterans break retirement. Mike Tyson is a good friend of mine, he’s one of my heroes as well, but Muhammad Ali was something special. You can hardly get any heavier at this height without becoming a fat blob. Do you even know what you're talking about? Introducing my new venture. Roy Jones said that he would pick Tyson over Ali any day. How the hell would Ali beat Tyson? No one’s touching him.”, Deontay Wilder, however, bucked the trend. He did not rule out Mike Tyson’s knockout power. However, a few months back ‘Iron’ Mike revealed that he has found a spark to dance inside the ring once again. YourBoss, Apr 14, 2020 #63. “People don’t understand yeah. Joshua ended up siding with ‘Iron’ Mike, claiming he had similarities to Joe Frazier. Muhammad Ali vs Mike Tyson in their prime. Legends Only League, bringing back legends of all sports. Shame it's just a fantasy fight. SCARY! Lol you are looking at Ali like he was some mythical creature. Ali didnt only lose to Frazier, but Frazier was Alis first loss, while being close to his prime against an opponent that resembles Mike Tyson. Stormtrooper85 Black Belt. Self-professed ‘massive Tyson fan’ Nathan Gorman even threw his support behind Ali, stating: “I would go for Muhammad Ali because did Mike Tyson fight the George Foreman’s, the Joe Fraser’s, those type of calibres? No wonder, Tyson did what he felt like. Last edited: Apr 14, 2020. Thats very frustrating, but im convinced, that if we could pit prime Tyson vs prime Ali, Tyson would massacre Ali. Mike Tyson, meanwhile, had a 20-year career during which he won 44 of his 50 fights by knockout. Mayweather, Ali, Pacquiao: Who is the greatest boxer of all time?
All Rights Reserved. Anthony Yard also supported Tyson, saying: “I believe, in their primes, Mike Tyson would have won. Read More | “You Will Be Living Your Glory Years”- Mike Tyson Announces Big News For Retired Athletes, “Mike Tyson Was Kind Of Predictable, Ali Wasn’t”- Roy Jones Jr Makes A Shocking Claim, UFC’S Rising Star Khamzat Chimaev Trolls Conor McGregor. Two years later, Roy Jones is back. Not necessarily boxing or MMA, but ‘Legends Only League’ is said to be hosting several other sports events. @legendsonlyleague Link in bio.
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