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When Mike Tyson Tore Into Floyd Mayweather For Claiming He Was Better Than Muhammad Ali

When Mike Tyson Tore Into Floyd Mayweather For Claiming He Was Better Than Muhammad Ali

Mike Tyson once branded Floyd Mayweather as "very delusional" after he rated himself higher than Muhammad Ali.

Mayweather claimed he was the greatest boxer in history, better than the likes of Ali and Tyson who hit back in brutal fashion.

"He's very delusional," 'Iron Mike' explained. "Listen, if he was anywhere near that realm of great as Muhammad Ali, he'd be able to take his kids to school by himself.

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"OK, he can't take his kids to school by himself, and he's talking about he's great?

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"Greatness is not guarding yourself from the people. 'It's being accepted by the people.

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"He can't take his kids alone to school by himself. He's a little scared man. He's a very small, scared man."

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Tyson has previously had some beef with Mayweather and when he was asked about a potential street fight with him in his prime, he told GQ: "[I would] kick Floyd's a**e... there wouldn't even be no match."

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The former undisputed heavyweight champion put his rivalry to one side with Mayweather when he suggested that he'd lose in a boxing fight if he were the same size as him.

He revealed: "[If] I was his size in the ring, he would outpoint me."

Topics: Heavyweight boxing, Mike Tyson, Boxing News, Boxing, American sports, US Sports, muhammad ali, USA, Floyd Mayweather

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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