Mike Tyson is seemingly placing in critical coaching forward of his exhibition combat with Roy Jones Jr.
The hyped-up pay-per-view occasion has been scheduled for September 12 on the Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in California, it was introduced final week.
On Saturday a quick clip was leaked from inside ‘Iron Mike’s’ coaching camp.
It confirmed him smashing the aqua bag with a shocking mixture, however what caught most individuals’s consideration was the uncooked sound of Tyson’s punches.
The 54-year-old’s hooks echoed across the health club.
Regardless of his superior age, it’s clear Tyson nonetheless possesses the intimidation issue of his prime.
Slowly, particulars of the exhibition bout are beginning to emerge.
The competition will likely be an eight-round affair, with each males carrying greater 12ozgloves, however no headgear.
Curiously, Andy Foster, govt director of the California State Athletic Fee, who’ve determined to sanction the combat, has now informed BoxingScene that there will likely be no judges scoring the combat and so no winner, except there’s a knockout.
Nonetheless that is completely not the plan.
Foster stated: “We are able to’t mislead the general public as to that is some form of actual combat.
“They’ll get into it slightly bit, however I don’t need individuals to get damage. They know the deal.
“It’s an exhibition. They’ll exhibit their boxing expertise, however I don’t need them utilizing their greatest efforts to harm one another.
“They’re going to spar laborious, however they shouldn’t be going for a knockout. This isn’t a record-book sort of combat.
“This isn’t world championship boxing proper now. It’s not what that is. Folks shouldn’t be getting knocked out.
“The general public can see what sort of form Roy and Mike are nonetheless in.”
You’ll be able to view the video and listen to Mike’s punches within the participant on the high of the web page.