Tyson returns to boxing tracks on this date


Mike Tyson Will Return to Boxing After a Long Lapse (Donald Kravitz / Getty)

Exposed former American World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson, He will return to the arenas boxing, In September, at the age of fifty-four, he played a showdown against fellow countryman Ray Jones Jr., 51.

Tyson revealed, on the website of his new project, “Legends League only,” that he will play an eight-legged showdown against Jones, in the city of Los Angeles, on September 12.

“It will be amazing,” said the American, who is one of the boxing legends, and announced his retirement in 2005, in comments reported by “AFP.”

He stressed that the fight would not pose any health risk to the boxers, explaining, “We know how to protect ourselves. We will be fine,” stressing that California laws will be applied, including by requiring competitors to wear a headscarf.

Mike Tyson, 45, at the age of 20 and four months, became the youngest heavyweight world champion in boxing, in 1987, dominating competitions in the following months, and suffered from a series of problems, some linked to the arenas, others to his behavior outside.

In 1991, Tyson was arrested for three years in prison, before being released and returning to competition in the ring. After his return, he regained the world title, but later lost twice to fellow countryman Evander Holyfield, one of them in a fight in November 1996, one of the most famous in recent boxing history.

Tyson was knocked out of the fight and arrested for 18 months after him, after he made some of his opponent’s ears biting off part of it.


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