Mike Tyson returns to training ahead of four-round exhibition fights
- Mike Tyson seems to be planning a return to the rings for an exhibition match
- The 53-year-old has been retired since 2005 after losing to Kevin McBride in his last professional fight
Boxing legend Mike Tyson appears to have unfinished business in the rings having returned to training for a possible plan to compete in four-round exhibition fights for charity.
The 53-year-old retired 15 years ago after his defeat to Kevin McBride in June 2005 in the final professional fight of his career.
According to SunSport Tyson who remains the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at the age of 20 claims he is in the best shape of his life. During his two decades career, he won 44 out of his 50 fights via knockouts.
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His former coach recently said he would knock Deontay Wilder out in just 60 seconds if he trained for about six weeks.
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The former heavyweight champion, however, admitted that he's undergoing cardio and boxing work to prepare for a return to the ring.
Speaking on an Instagram Live with rapper T.I. he said: "I've been hitting the mitts for the last week. "That's been tough, my body is really jacked up and really sore from hitting the mitts.
"I've been working out, I've been trying to get in the ring, I think I'm going to box some exhibitions and get in shape.
"I want to go to the gym and get in shape to be able to box three or four-round exhibitions for some charities and stuff.
"Some charity exhibitions, make some money, help some homeless and drug-affected motherf****er like me.
"I do two hours on cardio, I do the bike and the treadmill for an hour, then I do some light weights, 300, 250 reps.
"Then I start my day with the boxing thing, I go in there and hit the mits, 30 minutes, 25 minutes, start getting in better condition.
"I'm starting to put those combinations together. I'm in pain, I feel like three guys kicked the s*** out of me."
Legit.ng earlier reported that Boxing legend Mike Tyson has insisted he had the capacity to beat anybody during his prime in the sport.
The 53-year-old hanged his gloves in 2005, about the same time Wladimir Klitschko became unstoppable in the heavyweight division.
According to Sport Bible, the 44-year-old Ukrainian maintain an unbeaten status from October 2004 to November 2015 when he lost to Tyson Fury at the Esprit Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany.
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