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Mike Tyson introduces Muhammad Ali's boxing grandson to his beloved pigeons

Mike Tyson has been filmed showing Muhammad Ali's grandson his beloved collection of pigeons.Boxing legend Iron Mike was friends with Ali during his career in the sport, and has now been seen spending time with his grandson Nico Ali Walsh. Nico, 21, has already laced up the gloves and stepped into a professional boxing ring on five occasions.His record currently stands at 5-0-0 and he recently recorded a stunning one-punch knockout victory over Alejandro Ibarra at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas last month. But now it seems like he's enjoying some downtime, and has been snapped visiting Tyson.

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Mike Tyson teases second boxing comeback with staggering training footage at 55
Mike Tyson has teased another potential boxing comeback by showing off his explosive speed and power in a training clip.Footage emerged this week showing The Baddest Man on the Planet still ruthlessly working the pads in training alongside his coach Rafael Cordeiro.Tyson looked as ferocious as ever in a clip posted by the official ESPN Ringside account, delivering a combination of vicious body shots to Cordeiro at bewildering speed.And the boxing icon could be set for a second return to the ring after convincingly showing he hasn’t lost his edge, despite now being 55 years of age.Tyson made a sensational return to the sport in November 2020 - more than 15 years after announcing his retirement.He faced fellow American legend Roy Jones Jr, 53, in a eight-round exhibition bout which ended in a draw, selling 1.6million pay-per-view packages in the process.It was Iron Mike that appeared the fitter as the fight approached the latter rounds and the pair slugged it out.Do you think Mike Tyson will return to the ring a second time? Let us know in the comments section.His impressive display led to speculation earlier this year that he was in talks for a big money fight with YouTuber and social media star Logan Paul.However, negotiations broke down due to a reported disagreement over the financial side of the bout.It appears now that Tyson may still be holding out on one more potential fight by keeping sharp in the ring.The legendary former heavyweight boxing champion spends his days podcasting and earning a whopping £500,000-a-month from his cannabis empire.But if his impressive latest training clip is anything to go by, the heavyweight could deal some serious damage to his next opponent, whoever that may be.
Mike Tyson 'walks away' from Jake Paul fight with deal not what he expected
Mike Tyson has reportedly walked away from taking on Jake Paul in a boxing clash.The former world heavyweight champion, 55, was believed to be in talks with YouTuber-turned boxer Paul 25, over a potential big-money exhibition fight expected to take place in Las Vegas.Tyson, who last fought in an exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr back in November 2020, played down the rumours last month by denying talks had even taken place between the two parties.But a deal was reportedly close to being agreed until Tyson pulled out after realising he was not being paid enough money, according to The Sun.A source close to ‘Iron Mike’ told The Sun: "Mike did not want to resume full-scale training to a level that the world would expect, unless he thought the money was right."But what seemed like a good idea at the turn of the year is now no longer a top priority." The pair’s representatives had secretly been working on a pay-per-view fight for later this year with a rumoured windfall of £36million.However, a business associate of Tyson confirmed that the heavyweight turned his back on the deal due to the numbers not adding up.Do you think Mike Tyson still would have beaten Jake Paul in a boxing match? Let us know in the comments section.Want to be on the ball with all of the latest football news?Well then sign up for the brilliant Daily Star football email newsletter!From the latest transfer news to the agenda-setting stories, get it all in your email inbox - don't miss a thing.It only takes a matter of seconds.Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit 'subscribe'.And that's it, job done.
Ricky Hatton to come out of retirement and return to boxing aged 43
the Sun reports. A deal has not yet been reached between the two fighters, but talks are reportedly at "an advanced stage".If a deal is struck as expected, it will be Hatton's first fight since he suffered defeat on his final professional comeback in 2012.The Hitman announced his final retirement immediately after being knocked out by Senchenko in September 2012, admitting: "I needed one more fight to see if I had still got it – and I haven't."Hatton had last year teased the idea of a possible appearance at some point, as he discussed the increasing popularity of retired fighters returning for exhibition fights.The likes of Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr and Evander Holyfield have all reappeared in the ring since November 2012, while Floyd Mayweather Jr is gearing up for his third exhibition since retiring from professional boxing.Would you like to see Ricky Hatton return to boxing? Let us know in the comments section."I am all for these dream fights we keep hearing about," Hatton said last year – much to the delight of his loyal followers."I have youngsters coming up to me, saying, ‘I’ve watched your fights on video but I never got to see you live!' And I think that is why I’m a fan of these exhibitions."You’re not going to see your heroes get seriously hurt, it is a chance to see them showcase their skills one last time and you can raise a bit of money for charity too, so I’m all for it."There’s a couple of picks that spring to mind for me.
Mike Tyson vs Jake Paul 'to face licensing issue' if £36million fight is agreed
Mike Tyson and Jake Paul might struggle to get a license for a blockbuster Las Vegas showdown should they change their minds and decide to go toe-to-toe in the ring.The former heavyweight champion of the world and the former Disney star may have distanced themselves from a potential showdown - but the financial draw gives them an obvious reason to meet.However, the pair are 30 years apart in age and have a huge gulf in experience, and Paul being far more active than Tyson over the past three years.With all those factors considered, former UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping has warned the duo that they probably wouldn't be able to get a licence in Vegas."The fight with Mike Tyson, there's a good chance that won't get licensed either," Bisping said on his YouTube channel."When Mike Tyson came back and fought Roy Jones Jr, I believe that was in Florida because they couldn't get licensed in Las Vegas."Las Vegas is the fight capital of the world, the Nevada State Athletic Commissions that is one of the toughest to get licensed by.Who would win between Mike Tyson and Jake Paul? Tell us in the comments section"Is it gonna happen? According to Mike Tyson, the answer to that is no. I'd like to see [Paul] fight Tommy Fury, similar size, age and experience."Following reports that the pair had agreed a bout that would be worth in the region of £36million earlier this week, Iron Mike denied the rumours.Tyson said: "This is new to me.