Mike Tyson Shows Off His Huge Muscles During Intense Training Session, Aged 54
'The Baddest Man on the Planet' will step back into the ring on September 12 to take on Roy Jones Jr in an exhibition bout.
Tyson hasn't fought since 2005 and many have questioned if he should be making a return at 54-years-old.
However, he recently dropped training footage on Instagram that has silenced all the critics.
Fans have reacted to the video and they think 'Iron Mike' could be in the best shape of his life.
One fan commented: "Mike Tyson looks like he is morphing into his old boxing self its an amazing journey to watch!"
A second added: "Champ training hard and looking in tip top shape."
While a third stated: "Mike looks so old school. I love the shoes, what an absolute tank of a human."
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Tyson and Jones will square off over eight rounds and the California State Athletic Commission have suggested knockouts won't be allowed.
"This is search and destroy and I'm looking forward to recapturing my glory," he told TMZ Sports, "If the opportunity comes, I'm always looking for it [the knockout]."
Speaking last month, whilst confirming the pair wouldn't be wearing head guards but would wear heavier gloves, CSAC executive director Andy Forster stated, "This isn't a situation where they're going out there to try to take each other's heads off.
"They're just going to be in there moving around the ring and letting fans see these legends."
Mike Tyson is undergoing electric muscle stimulation to help prepare for the Roy Jones Jr bout. He said: "I couldn't do it without that, my joints would be all f***ed. Those pains came back and I said, 'Wow, this is why I stopped boxing.' Then I got this [machine]." [@Triller] pic.twitter.com/zo2nnkzkr4
- Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) August 1, 2020
Speaking exclusively to SPORTbible about the fight, David Haye revealed that Tyson's ability to throw bombs or not will decide the outcome of the fight, saying, "If Roy Jones doesn't get caught with one of Tyson's bombs in the first two rounds, with his superior skills - in terms of timing, speed and agility - I think he could pull away with it.
"But if it turns into a slugfest early and Roy Jones gets caught with just one of Mike Tyson's crazy combinations that we've seen him doing on the pads recently - it could be very dangerous. It could be game over."
Who do you think will emerge as the victor on September 12, Mike Tyson or Roy Jones Jr?
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Featured Image Credit: Mike Tyson/Instagram & Rafael Cordeiro/Instagram
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