Boxing legend Mike Tyson says ‘I’m back’ in training video amid Evander Holyfield trilogy fight rumours

Mike Tyson has teased a boxing return by saying ‘I’m back’ in an Instagram post.

The former undisputed world heavyweight champion uploaded a video of himself training as part of an advert for a beverage company on Monday night.

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Mike Tyson’s last boxing match came in 2005
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Mike Tyson threw some sharp left and right hooks
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In the 25-second video, Iron Mike displays sharp left and right hooks with a training partner.

Tyson, who retired from boxing in 2005 after losing to Kevin McBride, has recently said he is keen to return to the ring.

The 53-year-old has been called out by Tyson Fury’s dad, John, and his former rival Evander Holyfield.

Tyson lost to Holyfield in back-to-back matches in 1996 and 1997, with the second fight being remembered for the former biting the latter’s ear.

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Last month, speaking to rapper T.I. on an Instagram Live Story about a potential boxing comeback, Tyson 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.

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Holyfield twice beat Tyson, with the second fight between them stopped when Tyson inexplicably bit his rival twice
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“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 mitts, 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.”


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