- Oscar De La Hoya still believes Mike Tyson is still relevant in boxing despite being in his 50's
- The former undisputed heavyweight king showed tremendous speed and punch power in training
- Tyson will feature in an exhibition fight to help raise money for charity
Oscar De La Hoya has claimed that veteran boxer Mike Tyson is still relevant in the heavyweight division after a video of his training went viral.
The Baddest man on the Planet during his prime recorded 44 knockouts out of his 56 fights which saw him dominate the heavyweight division.
Despite the troubles faced by the 53-year-old, he has risen to make a name for himself with movie appearances, podcasts and owns a cannabis company.
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Tyson is currently preparing for an exhibition fight aimed to raise money for charity and a video clip of his frightening speed and punch power went viral
Many fans still believe Iron Mike still got all it takes to compete in the division and former six-division weight champion De La Hoya also agreed to it.
"I'm sure that if he trains for 12 rounds, right now he'll knock out any heavyweight," Golden Boy said via The Sun.
Tyson also claims he is in the best shape of his life after undergoing training sessions to keep him fit for the exhibition bout.
"I've been hitting the mitts for the last week," he said on Instagram Live with rapper T.I. "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."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Mike Tyson is preparing for a sensational return to boxing in an exhibition fight to help raise money for the less privileged.
The 53-year-old showed his unbelievable speed and punch power while hitting hard on pads with his trainer.
In a video clip posted on Instagram for former undisputed heavyweight champion was still menacing like in the days he knocked out his opponents.
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