Mike Tyson has sent shockwaves in the boxing world when he announced that he is making a comeback in the ring for a charitable cause. There are a lot of veteran boxers ready to fight the Iron Mike, where Evander Holyfield is one of the top names. Shannon Briggs, the heavyweight knockout legend is confident that Mike Tyson will be facing him soon and says that the talks between the two camps are already underway.
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Mike Tyson vs Shannon Briggs boxing match will be played to raise charity for COVID-19 and other causes, but the fight could have some serious repercussions. Tyson is 53 and Briggs is 48, at this age both the veteran boxers can get heavily injured and are at a huge health risk.
Mike Tyson vs Shannon Briggs Fight Possible
Mike Tyson vs Shannon Briggs fight will be amazing as both the fighters are kind of legends in the ring. Briggs has been heavyweight champion twice in his career, famous for his destructive finishes and hitting hard like a canon. In his entire career of 68 matches, Shannon Briggs has an 88.3% knockout rate, which includes 37 first-round KO victories, where he had only lost 6 fights.
I heard that Mike Tyson is going to fight Shannon Briggs in a Bare Knuckle Boxing event? No. Please no. For one that's not boxing lol. Two, that would be way too dangerous for a 53-year-old Mike Tyson. Why would anyone want to put a legend in harms way like that? Thoughts? pic.twitter.com/pI8eEBNpo6
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Tyson is also called as the Baddest Man on Earth is even better and have an amazing career. Mike Tyson has knocked out his opponents about 44 times in the 50 games he has won and is one of the most iconic boxing figures of all time. Even though the Mike Tyson comeback sounds very exciting, it could put the veteran boxer at huge risk.
Mike Tyson is taking a huge Health Risk at this age
Mike Tyson is at huge health risk as per the experts as boxers at this age can’t defend themselves properly. Mike or Shannon could easily break a rib or get some permanent damage as they are not in their prime anymore.
It’s too risky for Tyson to take punches at this age and he should think about it again, as per the medical and health experts. Mike Tyson has posted a clip of his training on Instagram as he is all set to come back, even though it could seriously injure him.