Returning to the ring at the end of 2020 with a friendly match with Roy Jones Jr., despite having hung up his gloves for a long time, the legendary Mike Tyson still demonstrated incredible strength in blows.
Despite many promises to participate in more matches, Tyson has yet to fight again. Recently, many images have appeared showing concerns about the health of “Steel” Mike, most recently the image of “The Scariest Man on the Planet” being caught sitting down. in a wheelchair at Miami International Airport.
The former world heavyweight champion suffered from “sciatica” in his lower back, a condition that left him bedridden for weeks two years ago. Previously, Mike Tyson admitted that the day of his death was approaching.
“We will all die one day. I look in the mirror, I see the wrinkles on my face. I think I’m nearing the end of this life. Money doesn’t mean much. for me. People who don’t have money believe that being rich will bring happiness but that is a wrong belief,” Mike Tyson shared.
Tyson had his first professional fight in 1985, defeating Hector Mercedes at the age of 18. “Iron Mike” quickly became famous for his intense and intimidating fighting style. He is also the first heavyweight boxer to hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles simultaneously, and the only heavyweight boxer to unify consecutive titles.
In addition to his talent, Tyson’s career is also not lacking in scandals, in which people cannot forget the image of him biting off part of his rival Evander Holyfield’s ear in 1997.
Tyson served three years in prison for rape in July 1991 and declared bankruptcy in 2003 – despite earning more than $30 million after a few fights and $300 million throughout his career.