Mike Tyson has named a sensational three-fight wishlist which he’s hoping to undergo in 2021.
The previous undisputed heavyweight world champion made an astonishing return to the ring final November on the age of 54 for an eight-round exhibition bout towards Roy Jones Jr.
He has since been in talks with previous rival Evander Holyfield with conflicting messages rising over whether or not they are going to meet or not.
Nonetheless, it seems Holyfield is simply one of many names on Tyson’s hitlist.
He revealed on his Hotboxin’ Podcast: “I would like Holyfield and I would like Lennox Lewis this 12 months.
“I would like each of them, I need to get them each this 12 months.
“I additionally need to field an exhibition with Tyson Fury.
“If I do this – even when I can get these two guys [Lewis and Holyfield], I’ll say, ‘This can be a wrap, I’m simply gonna dwell life.’
“And that’s simply exhibitions. I’m gonna break all my skilled true data with exhibitions.”
Tyson and Holyfield have been concerned in two unimaginable battles in 1996 and 1997.
First time round Holyfield shocked the world by stopping Tyson, whereas the second bout grew to become often known as the ‘Chew Combat’ when ‘Iron Mike’ was infamously disqualified for taking a piece out of his rival’s ear.
5 years after that rematch, Tyson lastly met Lewis within the ring.
It was the Brit who emerged victorious by knockout in spherical eight.
And now, Fury reigns as a present heavyweight champion having defeated Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder.
The ‘Gypsy King’ was named after Tyson and even appeared on his podcast as the 2 have constructed a friendship.
There was an method final 12 months about them assembly in a cross-era exhibition, however it’s but to come back to fruition.
Fury informed BT Sport final Might: “I did get a cellphone name with an opportunity to struggle Mike Tyson. I used to be like, ‘What?’
“Yeah, I had a cellphone name saying, ‘Would you prefer to struggle Mike Tyson in an exhibition struggle?’ I used to be like, ‘Hell yeah!’
“However I don’t assume something’s materialised out of it to be sincere.”