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Buy or Sell: Mike Tyson returns to the ring

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  • KaseyKasey Posts: 13,859 mod

    and would be as big a robbery as the Tyson-McNeely fight

  • PharmDawg2054PharmDawg2054 Posts: 3,590 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Mike Tyson is still a scary human being, but mike Tyson is his prime was something beyond fearful

  • BankwalkerBankwalker Posts: 4,608 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Sad that he likely has to do this out of a need for money. I’m guessing he still looks fast because he is about 30 seconds in to his workout. He probably slows substantially after a few minutes and getting hit in the gut a couple of times. He’s just not going to be George Foreman.

  • Canedawg2140Canedawg2140 Posts: 646 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Fury vs. Tyson would break all-time PPV records...

    So I can't say it's impossible. I would watch, but what would be the percentage breakdown of the following:

    A. Would watch to see a great fight

    B. Would watch like I was watching a car wreck in slow motion.

    Not sure, but I think for many of us Option B would be the motivation...

  • ChopperChopper Posts: 113 ✭✭✭ Junior

    I would absolutely love to see it, but I will file this in my "Things I want to see but know won't happen" file along with the Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin Joint Reunion Tour.

  • John_CarterJohn_Carter Posts: 163 ✭✭✭ Junior

    I believe he wouldn't embarrass himself in the ring but be competitive I doubt it.

    Maybe him and Holyfield get together for 6 or so rounds? With all the scientific data on head injuries and concussions that we have now I doubt it would happen.

  • Canedawg2140Canedawg2140 Posts: 646 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
  • BankwalkerBankwalker Posts: 4,608 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    What is the seat purse vs the tv purse in a big boxing match? The public is so starved for sports that I seriously believe a barely attended championship match would draw a big PPV number right bow.

  • KaseyKasey Posts: 13,859 mod

    you'll get the test this weekend when UFC has their card in Jacksonville, FL. 155lb main event for a fake title should be a barnburner nonetheless.

  • orlandoorlando Posts: 2,041 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Mike would probably run out of steam after round two but for those first few minutes you better look out

  • JRT812JRT812 Posts: 4,128 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
  • deutcshland_dawgdeutcshland_dawg Posts: 1,474 mod

    Marvis Frazier would like to remind you that Mike only needs 30 seconds.

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