October 26, 2020

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Mike Tyson offered $1 million to fight in Australia for charity match after a video of him training goes viral

Mike Tyson offered $1 million to fight in Australia for charity match after a video of him training goes viral

Mike Tyson offered $1 million to fight in Australia for charity match after a video of him training went viral, reports say
In the past week, footage of the former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson training knock-outs circulated in the social media. The video resulted in fans wondering whether 53-year-old heavyweight veteran Mike Tyson is planning a come. According to a report, $ 1 million has been put on the table for a potential charity match in Australia against a former rugby star.
Brian Amatrude, an Australian boxing matchmaker, told The Daily Mail that he reached out to Tyson’s team with the $1 million offer after he saw the video posted on social media.
“The first thing I did was contact agent Max Markson and ask him to offer Mike Tyson $ 1 million. Max brought him to Australia back in 2012, he gets on well with him and his wife”, he told the Mail. Amatrude, a celebrity agent who has been in the boxing industry for some years now, believes Barry Hall, Paul Gallen, and Sonny Bill Williams, all of whom are former rugby stars-turned-boxers could be potential opponents for the former undisputed world heavyweight champion. It has been rumored that Mike Tyson told rapper T.I. that he is interested in participating in exhibition fights to raise money for charity.

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