A short training clip of Mike Tyson recently went viral, and according to the man who was catching the former champ’s punches, the iconic heavyweight still has some fight left in him at age 53.
Cordeiro, best known for his work in mixed martial arts, added that anyone who gets in the ring with this 2020 version of Tyson ”has to be a good guy to spar with Mike.”
Cordeiro said he got the opportunity to work with Tyson, the undisputed heavyweight champion in the late 1980s who then held heavyweight titles in 1996, through associates who contacted him about working with “Iron Mike.”
He said he has been working with Tyson for ”three weeks in a row, cardio, mitts, bags.
Tyson might look impressive hitting objects that can’t strike back, but he was stopped in five rounds by the lightly regarded Kevin McBride in his last professional outing in 2005.
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