Another glimpse of Mike Tyson’s efforts to return to fighting has emerged and it appears the heavyweight is now training with UFC legend Vitor Belfort.
Tyson has declared his intentions to compete in an exhibition bout and has been called out by a host of big names, including Evander Holyfield, Shannon Briggs and MMA veteran Tito Ortiz.
Fight fans have been raving about the short clips of Tyson in training and recently retired UFC champion Henry Cejudo offered another glimpse into his training.
This time Tyson was doing a gym session with former UFC fighter Belfort and the MMA fighter appeared to be giving ‘Iron Mike’ a few tips.
Tyson looked ripped and in remarkable shape considering he is set to turn 54 years old this June.
Many fighters have expressed concerns about Tyson making a comeback, but that has not stopped the likes of Ortiz, 45, talking up a potential showdown.
‘I got a phone call and someone started asking me, ‘What do you think about fighting Mike Tyson?’ I was like, ‘Really?’ This is an opportunity that I like. I’m in,’ he told TMZ.
‘I’m not sure if it’s going to be MMA or boxing yet.’
‘I haven’t even gotten that far,’ he continued. ‘We both have got to be cleared by the athletic commissions.
‘That’s the biggest thing. Either one. I’ve been boxing for 20 years. My boxing skills have gotten better and better.
‘They may not be at the same level as Tyson, but has Tyson been punched in the face in the last 15 years? No he hasn’t.
‘I have been. I’ve been able to subdue everyone I’ve competed against over the last four years.’
Tyson’s last appearance in the ring was in 2005 when he was beaten by Kevin McBride in seven rounds and the former world champion hung up his gloves on the back of successive defeats.
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