Oscar De La Hoya Claims Mike Tyson Would KO Top Heavyweight Stars After Sharing Training Clip
Oscar De La Hoya believes that Mike Tyson could KO the heavyweight boxing division's biggest stars should he train for 12 rounds.
Boxing legend Tyson, 53, went viral last week after a training clip showed off his incredible speed and technique on the pads.
"I'm sure that if he trains for 12 rounds, right now he'll knock out any heavyweight," 'Golden Boy' said (via The Daily Mail and The Sun).
Tyson hasn't fought in professional boxing since he suffered back-to-back defeats to Danny Williams and Kevin McBride in 2004 and 2005 respectively.
But the 'Baddest Man on the Planet' has confirmed that he will make a sensational return to boxing as part of four-round exhibition fights for charity.
Tyson said during an Instagram Live: "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.
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"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.
"Some charity exhibitions, make some money, help some homeless and drug-affected motherf****r like me."
Long-time UFC commentator Joe Rogan has shared his excitement after watching the training footage of Tyson.
UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson were also blown away with Tyson's incredible speed and ferocious display of power.
US President Donald Trump took to Twitter and told the former undisputed heavyweight champ to "keep punching."
Tyson's former trainer, Jeff Fenech, said last month that he would expect 'Iron' Mike to KO Wilder in the first round if he trained for six weeks.
Featured Image Credit: PA/Mike Tyson
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