Subsequent up for Mike Tyson: Logan Paul?
The previous heavyweight champion, who fought Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition in November, instructed The Solar that he plans to return to the ring in February in opposition to what he referred to as “a extremely stimulating opponent.”
That opponent is rumored to be Paul, the YouTuber-turned-boxer who took on Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition in June.
The social media outlet Drama Alert, citing “sources,” tweeted that Tyson would in reality face Paul however didn’t present particulars.
“I’m going to have a return battle in February, and we’re fairly skeptical concerning the opponent, however will probably be a extremely stimulating opponent,” Tyson instructed The Solar.
Tyson wouldn’t affirm that Paul might be his opponent however he was requested for an earlier interview whether or not he’d face Paul or his brother, Jake Paul. He was enthusiastic concerning the concept of combating Logan Paul.
“Yeah, hell yeah,” he mentioned, in keeping with The Solar. He added: “That will be some huge cash.”
Tyson mentioned he wouldn’t battle Jake Paul, one other YouTube star who has change into a boxer. He mentioned the 2 have change into too shut as buddies to do battle.
One other doable opponent for Tyson is former foe Lennox Lewis, he instructed ES Information. Evander Holyfield was a number one candidate till he was stopped by Vitor Belfort final month.
“Evander f—-d up the cash. We gotta do it with Lennox [Lewis] now,” Tyson mentioned.