Mike Tyson's dangerous comeback is painful reminder of Liston's tragic tale | Kevin Mitchell

03 August 2020 07:00
Iron Mike has chosen to eschew a taste of normality in returning to fight Roy Jones and with that continues his path alongside Sonny ListonNo one knows boxing history like Mike Tyson. He made plenty of it himself during 20 years as the most feared heavyweight in the world. But there are a lot of things he doesn’t know, and the consequence of his ill‑advised comeback is one of them. Tyson, 54, has not fought since Kevin McBride, a modest Irish heavyweight with much to be modest about, made him quit on his stool after six rounds on the undercard of a show in Washington DC, in June 2005. Like most champions, he quit too late, but what a ride it was. Related: Mike Tyson's crazy comeback talk is the perfect lockdown story | Barney Ronay Continue readingreadfullarticle

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