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Mike Tyson Reveals Diet Secret Behind Remarkable Weight Loss And Body Transformation

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Mike Tyson Reveals Diet Secret Behind Remarkable Weight Loss And Body Transformation

Mike Tyson has dropped a massive 100 pounds for his boxing comeback by going vegan.

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Tyson, 54, returns to the ring this Saturday when he faces fellow boxing legend Roy Jones Jr in an exhibition bout.

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He's ditched meat from his diet for his return and also spent up to TWO hours on the treadmill after advice from his wife.

Image: Mike Tyson/Instagram
Image: Mike Tyson/Instagram
Image: Mike Tyson/Instagram
Image: Mike Tyson/Instagram

Speaking on Good Morning America, he said: "It was difficult, but only for one particular reason: because I had to lose 100 pounds.

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"But other than that, I've always done this my whole career."

When asked how he lost all that weight, he replied: "I became a vegan."

He added: "My wife [Lakiha Spicer] told me to get on the treadmill. So I went from 15 minutes on the treadmill and I winded up ending at two hours."

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Tyson was linked with a host of fighters, including former foe Evander Holyfield, before opting to face Jones Jr.

And the rules have been laid out which equate to a hard sparring session between the American boxers.

No knockouts are allowed with Tyson insisting he'll be protecting himself at all times.

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He continued: "I'm not trying to knock nobody out, but I'm trying to protect myself at all times."

Image: PA
Image: PA

Tyson hasn't fought since 2005 when he suffered a crushing defeat to Kevin McBride.

As for Jones Jr, the 51-year-old last fought in 2018 when he outpointed Scott Sigmon.

Featured Image Credit: Mike Tyson/PA

Topics: Mike Tyson, Boxing News, Roy Jones Jr, Boxing, Fight News

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