Mike Tyson's next fight revealed and its worth the same hype as Joshua vs Fury bout

Mike Tyson's next fight revealed and its worth the same hype as Joshua vs Fury bout

- Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson are gearing up for a trilogy fight later in the year

- Both heavyweight clashed in the 90's which Holyfield got the better of Iron Mike

- Organizers are looking to host the much-anticipated fight in Dubai in 2021

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Evander Holyfield has revealed that there would be a fight between himself and his old rival Mike Tyson for the third tie in 2021, Daily Star.

The Real Deal recorded two victories in their first two fights in the 90's including the bitting incident that ended in disqualification during their second clash.

A trilogy is now on the cards as they were close to signing a deal in 2020 only for it to collapse as Tyson faced Roy Jones Jr.

Mike Tyson's next fight revealed and its worth the same as Joshua vs Fury bout
Evander Holyfield has revealed that heis next fight could be with Mike Tyson in 2021. Photo by John Gurzinski
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The Baddest Man on the Planet was held to draw by Jones in their exhibition fight in 2002 and Iron Mike is looking to step into the squared circle again in 2021.

It is understood that Holyfield believes he is next on the line to face his old enemy in a fight reportedly worth to be around £200million.

Organizers are looking at the Middle East for the anticipated fight with Dubai the most likely destination.

According to The Sun, Holyfield and Tyson team have been in talks for the showdown slated to be held in one of the oil-rich regions of the earth.

The last time Holyfield stepped into the ring was in 2011 when he defeated Brian Nielsen to end his career after 54 professional fights at cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Boxing legend Mike Tyson who was declared bankrupt to the tune of £17million in 2003 had no choice but to sell his beautifully built mansion for £3.3m.

UK outlet Daily Star are reporting that the home was acquired by American rap superstar 50 Cent who could afford one of Tyson’s most priced assets.

It was the ‘In da Club’ crooner who could lavish such an amount on the property which is fitted with 25 bathrooms, 21 bedrooms as well as its own nightclub.

Akan Anwankwo is a sports editor with Legit.ng and has 7 years of field and office experience. He graduated from the University of Lagos in 2014 with a Bachelors degree in English and Literature Studies. Akan intends to educate, inform and make readers passionate about sports. Learn more about him on his Twitter handle: @ anwankwo_akan

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