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Mike Tyson is a retired professional boxer and media celebrity. After winning the world heavyweight boxing championship he retired from professional boxing in 2006. He has appeared in several movies, notably The Hangover series and has appeared on TV and on stage.

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25 Jul, 2017

McGregor to Tyson: ‘I’m the new Don King’

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McGregor responds to Tyson calling him a ‘dumbass,’ who is going to get knocked out by Mayweather, by referring to Tyson’s legal action against Don King. Tyson sued King for $100 million in stolen earnings, and received $14 million in an out-of-court settlement.

24 Jul, 2017

Tyson: McGregor ‘is going to get killed’ boxing Mayweather

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Tyson says McGregor will not be able to beat Mayweather under boxing rules. Tyson said that if it were him in the fight with McGregor, he would allow the Irishman to use kicks and knees in the fight.

McGregor is going to get killed boxing. I got mad because I thought they were going to use MMA rules against boxing because that’s what it’s all about: Can the boxer beat the MMA guy? McConor put his dumb–s in a position where he’s gonna get knocked out because this guy’s been doing this all his life since he was a baby. McConor can’t kick and grab and stuff so he won’t stand much of a chance…McGregor took the biggest sucker rules in the history of boxing.

5 Jun, 2017

Tyson: Mayweather a ‘small, scared man’ for Muhammad Ali comparison

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Tyson is not impressed by Mayweather’s suggestion that he compares to Ali.

He’s very delusional. Listen, if he was anywhere near that realm of great as Muhammad Ali, he’d be able to take his kids to school by himself. OK, he can’t take his kids to school by himself, and he’s talking about he’s great? Greatness is not guarding yourself from the people. It’s being accepted by the people. He can’t take his kids alone to school by himself. He’s a little scared man. He’s a very small, scared man.


2 Jun, 2017

Tyson: Conor McGregor will ‘look really ridiculous’ boxing Mayweather

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While Tyson disagrees that the sanctity of boxing will be tarnished by McGregor fighting Mayweather, he says the UFC Champion will not win in boxing.

No, I don’t believe it can ruin boxing at all. Only way it can ruin boxing is if McGregor goes and boxes Floyd because he’s going to look really ridiculous boxing him. But if he goes in there with the UFC stuff, now this could be pretty interesting. [But] McGregor won’t win in a boxing match…People will pay for anything. If two people are fighting, people will pay for it.

22 May, 2017

Tyson: McGregor not skilled enough to beat Mayweather

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Tyson says that Mayweather will beat McGregor in boxing.

No, it doesn’t give boxing a bad name. This is interesting. It only gives boxing a bad name because Conor is not skilled enough to box with Floyd. If he fought UFC in this and Floyd boxed, then that would be more exciting. Then, we would see how Floyd handles the kicks to the leg and all that stuff. But, that’s what boxing about. Conor’s not a boxer. You know, he got some amateur boxing skills, but he’s not a boxer. He needs to go in there fight his fight. Floyd need to fight his fight. If he’s doing this for money, he’s just ridiculous instead of just fighting his fight…Until I see the two of them in the ring. I don’t care if they signed it. Until I see the two of them in the ring and they’re getting ready to ring that bell, it’s not going to happen.

20 Sep, 2016

Tyson ‘more interested in talking about McGregor than boxing’

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The journalist who interviewed Tyson for Sports illustrated says that Tyson is no longer interested in talking about boxing.

He has two children and he’s basically, exactly, the suburban daddy, wears his Dad jeans, takes his kids from tutoring to their tennis lessons. And he still works. He does these one-man shows but clearly being a Dad and being there to help his kids is really a big part of his life…I don’t think he’s proud of Mike Tyson the fighter. With the interview, we spent a few hours at his house and he was very gracious with his time. And if you wanted to talk about current events or the Olympics or Donald Trump, you name your topic and he would be great – except he wanted nothing to do with boxing. He doesn’t follow the sport anymore. He wasn’t particularly interested in reliving fights. His professional fighting career is of no interest to him. One thing I took away was that all of his bad memories somehow or other were related to boxing whether it was the end when he was losing fights that he never should have taken or whether it was the physical pain he inflicted on someone else or whether it was some of the criminal activity… basically every bad memory he has, came by way of boxing. [He’s] more interested in talking about Conor McGregor than he is with anything to do with boxing today.

13 Apr, 2016

Tyson: McGregor a ‘phenomenal’ personality

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In an interview with Fighters Only, Tyson praises McGregor.

Conor is very charismatic. Jon Jones is bad, but deep down he’s a decent kind of person and very shy. Whereas this guy, Conor, he’s the man. He reminds me of the old-time boxers, one of those guys that’s just into everything. He walks into the room and everybody stands up. He sucks the air out of the room. He’s just a really interesting guy. He does things nobody else has been able to do too. He’s kind of like an animated character, one that’s real though. He’s a great fighter, but his personality is even bigger than his talent. Isn’t that crazy? He’s got this huge personality. Nobody in MMA has ever had a personality as big as his. Ronda [Rousey] is just like a monster—the things she would do—but this guy is different. His personality is phenomenal…It’s actually not even about the money, it’s the power. That’s what it’s all about. We never say it, but that’s what he wants: power. That’s why we put out lives on the brink of destruction, because we want to grasp that power. Nothing else matters. We almost want to give our lives up in pursuit of it. It’s worth dying and killing for.

27 Oct, 2015

Endorses Trump

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In an interview with HuffPost Live, Tyson says he supports Trump.

He should be President of the United States. That’s what he should be. He should be President of the United States…[So he’s got your vote?] Hell, yeah. Big time…Why wouldn’t anybody like [him]? A guy that came from where he came from and doing what he’s doing and now this is where he’s at now. Know what that means? That doesn’t mean he’s a bad guy. Or that people don’t know what they’re doing. That means people are tired of what you’ve been doing. What we’ve been doing the last 20 years. Let’s try something new. We tried Obama, time for a change, so we gotta change. Let’s run America like a business. No colors matter. Whoever can do the job, gets the job.

Mike Tyson Endorses Donald Trump for President

16 Sep, 2014

Aids motorcyclist in crash


la-tyson-helps-an-injured-motorcyclist-20140922Tyson comes to the aid of Ryan Chesley, 29, was allegedly cut off by a taxi while on Interstate 15 about 9:30 p.m., Chesley’s attorney, Stephen Stubbs, told The LA Times that Tyson and his entourage were driving behind Chesley when the crash happened. Tyson got out of his car and started blocking traffic as well as making sure no one moved Chesley. Once medical crews arrived, Tyson and his crew left the scene without drawing attention to themselves. Stubbs:

He was injured pretty bad. He has broken bones and torn ligaments…Ryan thought he was hallucinating when Mike came over and told him, ‘Don’t worry, help is on the way. He really protected him. He really was a hero.

10 Sep, 2014

Curses reporter on live TV


After being asked by Nathan Dorner about whether his rape conviction will harm Rob Ford’s campaign, Tyson curses several times at the reporter. Dorner:

Some of your critics would say, ‘There’s a race for mayor. We know you’re a convicted rapist. This could hurt his campaign.’ How would you respond to that?


It’s so interesting, you come off like a nice guy. But that was really a piece of s—, that comment. F— you. That was a piece of s—.

Downer attempts to salvage the interview by reminding Tyson they are on live TV.

I don’t care. What are you going to do about it?…It’s more nerve-racking for me to sit here talking to a rat piece of s— like you.

[FULL INTERVIEW] Mike Tyson tells off Canadian news anchor in an interview

30 Jul, 2014

Foxx rumored to play Tyson


Foxx is rumored to be taking on the role of Tyson in an untitled biopic has yet to find a studio. This will be Foxx’s second venture into the world of boxing as he played  Muhammad Ali’s corner man in Ali .

17 Feb, 2014

$100 bet

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Fallon says he will win a $100 bet, with an unnamed friend from his past, if he ever hosts The Tonight Show. Moments later, Robert De Niro comes out and hands Fallon a $100 dollar bill, followed by Tina Fey, Joe Namath, Rudy Giuliani, Mariah Carey, Joan Rivers, Kim Kardashian, Seth Rogen, Mike Tyson, Lady Gaga, Lindsey Lohan, Tracy Morgan, and Sarah Jessica Parker. Stephen Colbert is last and dumps a bucket of pennies onto Fallon and his desk.

And to my buddy who said that I’d never be the host of The Tonight Show, and you know who you are, you owe me one hundred bucks, buddy.

Jimmy's $100 Tonight Show Bet

27 Nov, 2013

Mike Tyson interview

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Hall interviews Tyson on The Arsenio Hall Show. They talk about how he received a call from Hall before he was incarcerated, sex in jail, and how proud he is was of Hall’s success in the 80’s.

We had a great time in the 80s that was just an era, they can’t even dream of that era. That was everything in your face back then. You think this man is big now he was unstoppable in the 80s…unstoppable.

11 Jun, 2005

McBride v Tyson: TKO 6


After almost a year of inactivity, Tyson returns to the ring for his 58th and final fight against journeyman Kevin McBride in Washington, DC. After suffering a TKO in the sixth round Tyson announces his retirement:

I don’t have the guts to fight anymore. My heart is not in it anymore. I don’t want to disrespect the sport I love.

He retires with a record of 50 wins (44 by KO), 6 Losses and 2 No Contests.

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30 Jul, 2004

Williams v Tyson: KO 4


After 17 months of inactivity, Tyson returns to the ring in Louisville, Kentucky and endures an embarrassing 4th round KO at the hands of  British journeyman, Williams.  Clearly in no shape to endure the physicality of the world’s top heavyweights anymore, the media and general public call for Tyson to retire.

8 Jun, 2002

Lewis v Tyson: KO 8


In Memphis, Tyson fails to regain the world title as he is stopped by Lennox Lewis after eight rounds of a punishing one-sided contest in which the British champion delivers a boxing masterclass. Lewis vs. Tyson. Tyson’s 55th fight, is the highest-grossing event in pay-per-view history, generating $106.9 million from 1.95 million buys in the USA.