Mike Tyson and Michael Jordan are two of the biggest names in their respective fields. Fans might have never imagined what would happen if they squared off. It seems if almost squared off during a birthday dinner. Mike Tyson tried to challenge Michael Jordan to a fight over his relationship with Tyson’s then-wife, Robin Givens.
Jordan and Tyson dated the same woman, Robin Givens. While MJ did not have a relationship to remember, Mike Tyson married Givens in 1988. However, their relationship was short-lived. Tyson had quite some strained relationships, but the one that stood out was his marriage with Robin Givens. There was also a time when Mike walked in on his now ex-wife Robin Givens sleeping with Brad Pitt.
Michael Jordan shares honest thoughts on the relationship
In a 1989 interview with GQ, Jordan revealed he dated someone who was attracted to his fame. That someone later tied the knot to the boxing phenomenon Mike Tyson. Michael had revealed it in an extremely strange manner to the GQ team.
While in Limo with his then-girlfriend, MJ read about Mike Tyson and Rachel Givens tying the knot. Jordan was lost in the news. It was the horror of what could have been that froze Michael.
In interview with GQ, he claimed that the relationship got tiring in less than a week. He further revealed that he had a problem trusting women because of his fame and money.
Michael Jordan: “Right now, I don’t trust no one except my mother.”