Could we see Khabib in the boxing ring? Mike Tyson doesn’t seem opposed to the idea. It has been very fashionable for MMA greats to try their luck in the boxing ring with Ben Askren and now Tyron Woodley having high-profile fights this year. Mike Tyson was stunned by this ‘racist’ Jake Paul insult
During a recent edition of his Hotboxin’ Podcast, Mike Tyson was asked about the prospects of Khabib transitioning from MMA to boxing. While Khabib didn’t believe he could be as great as Tyson himself, Mike stated that Khabib could more than likely pull it off by adding that “anyone can learn.”
In other news concerning Mike Tyson, former WBO Heavyweight Champion of the world Shannon Biggs recently accused Mike Tyson along with several major names in combat sports of being afraid to fight him. Biggs has not been in sanctioned match in five years after failing a drug test in 2017. He would make these comments when talking about a potential matchup against Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. Credit to DAZN for the following. This Mike Tyson ‘warning’ to Errol Spence recently leaked.
“100 percent it’s gonna happen and he said he ain’t backing out. I told his manager. They said ain’t backing out, they said they wouldn’t — he always wanted to try boxing.
“He said that he’s always been the guy, he said he came to the MMA game, right to the top, going on the same thing he said he wanted to do in boxing. So you know me — me and him is a perfect match made and I finally got it desperately.”
Biggs concluded: “Mike Tyson, [Evander] Holyfield, all of them, [Wladimir] Klitschko – none of them. None of them will fight me.”