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Old 02-02-2011, 11:19 AM   #1
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Ok I read reports that Tyson might think about making another run in the ring? Would you like to see him in the RING or the OCTAGON?

I think that with the right training say ATT or Greg Jackson You could see Tyson as a right decent threat at light heavy or heavyweight. What do you guys think? It might make for a good addition to say TUF 14 or TUF 15.



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I'd like to see him in Hangover 2 more than ever fighting again.



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I voted for boxing, but Tyson is definitely a douche. I haven't watched MMA, but I was a big boxing fan back in the days of Ali, Frazier, and Foreman.

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I voted for boxing, but Tyson is definitely a douche. I haven't watched MMA, but I was a big boxing fan back in the days of Ali, Frazier, and Foreman.
Watch it Lon your dating yourself....
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Like to see him in 1 MMA fight -- get the crap kicked out of him and go back to obscurity.

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Like to see him in 1 MMA fight -- get the crap kicked out of him and go back to obscurity.
MMA, first fight against Herschel Walker. He'd be lucky to be able to crawl out of the ring.
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Oooh, I'm the only one that thinks he's an asshat.

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The wheels on the Tyson train came loose when he lost his mentor Cus D'amoto in '85.

This was the guy who basically was the father figure and controlling influenced that balanced the violence and anger of a very young and powerful Mike Tyson.

Yes, he had very good success after that loss, but most agree that his success was because of anger over the loss and his irrational behavior outside the ring that was written off as 'a young man with a lot of money suddenly' started when Cus died.

The book Fire & Ice tells a very real and very inside view of a young man with potential and ability to be champ for a very long time lose a man that he probably respected more in this world than anyone, including himself and the "sudden" loss left a hole in Tyson that apparently has yet to be filled.

I actually feel bad for the guy, as he was truly a monster when he was under Cus' wing. He would get killed in MMA.

Being left handed, his Southpaw stance would be eaten up by anyone with a leg kick and his traditional boxing stance leaves him open to head kick after head kick since he is looking to throw that big left, but lacks the reach and was only effective against bigger opponents when he could lunge and punch at the same time. Try that in any basic wrestling school and find out hit percentage vs. takedown percentage is going to be a wee bit one sided.

I know he needs the cash, but I think his "best" shot is a run in the boxing arena and that is going to be on televised undercards at best.

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I voted for boxing, but Tyson is definitely a douche. I haven't watched MMA, but I was a big boxing fan back in the days of Ali, Frazier, and Foreman.
I agree, Lon. Ali is "The Greatest". Tyson is good for nothing!!

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I'd rather see him make a run at a music career.



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