Heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson says that he “would love” to step into the ring and box Anthony Joshua if it was for charity.
Tyson is set to make his return to the ring in November when he usually takes on Roy Jones Jr. in a heavyweight exhibition match among two legends of the sport. Though Tyson is 54 decades previous and has not fought due to the fact 2005, he has been sharing a great deal of videos of his schooling camp and he appears to be in outstanding shape for his comeback.
Speaking to TMZ Sports activities in advance of his fight versus Jones Jr., Tyson was questioned if he would be open to having on more youthful, present day-working day heavyweights such as Joshua. Tyson stated that as extended as there is a charity ingredient hooked up to it, he’s open up to executing so.
“I would like to do that (box Joshua). That would be brain-blowing,” Tyson stated.
“Listen, I’m very intrigued. If executing that implies that we can have a bigger charity exponent, effectively be it, I’m down to do that far too. If it is all becoming accomplished out of an exponent of charity and if they are down to do that, I’m with it way too. Hear, it is leisure. It’s just for charity. It is for a good induce. But we’re supplying our very best.”
Joshua is is the existing No. 2 ranked heavyweight in the boxing planet. He’s only 30 many years aged and was gained 23 of his 24 vocation fights. Athletic commissions would possible have issues to the promoter if they tried out to e book Tyson vs. Joshua. Even if the bout was an exhibition charity match, the optics would not glance fantastic as it would still be a 30-calendar year-old boxer in opposition to a 54-12 months-old boxer. The Jones Jr. fight and other aged legend fights like that seem to make considerably a lot more feeling for Tyson at this level in his profession.
Would you like to observe Mike Tyson box Anthony Joshua for charity?