MIKE TYSON has claimed that he has satisfied Lennox Lewis to face him in an exhibition struggle – regardless of the pair having a mixed age of 111.
The Baddest Man on the Planet is now 55-years-old and earns a whopping £500k-a-month from his hashish empire.
However the lure of boxing, and the large sums of money on supply, led to the heavyweight legend making a surprising return to the ring in November 2020 over 15 years after retiring.
Ex-world champion Tyson drew in an eight-round exhibition with fellow American nice Roy Jones Jr, 53, on a Triller pay-per-view which offered a reported 1.6million packages.
Now he says that followers will get to see him in motion once more – solely this time it will likely be in opposition to the British icon.
The 2 males initially got here face-to-face 20 years in the past and had a heated and notorious build-up to their blockbuster struggle.
But it surely was Lewis who stood tall after a surprising eighth-round knockout win over the American celebrity.
Tyson instructed TMZ as he left a restaurant in Los Angeles on Tuesday: “I’m gonna struggle Lennox Lewis.”
The one different particulars that he supplied was stating that the bout will happen in “September” this yr.
Fellow former world title holder Lewis, 55, retired from boxing in 2004.
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He did reveal again in 2019 that he would think about taking over Tyson in an exhibition conflict – however just for a $100 million purse.
Lewis has but to publicly reply to Iron Mike’s feedback.
Tyson had beforehand revealed that he desires to go one-on-one with Evander Holyfield, the person whose ear he infamously bit a bit out of, one final time earlier than he formally wraps up his legendary profession.
He stated: “I need Holyfield and I need Lennox Lewis this yr.
“I need each of them, I wish to get them each this yr. I additionally wish to field an exhibition with Tyson Fury.
“If I try this — even when I can get these two guys [Lewis and Holyfield], I’ll say, ‘It is a wrap, I’m simply gonna dwell life’.”