Mike Tyson Set For Boxing Return
Boxing legend, Mike Tyson could soon be in the boxing ring again to fight former New Zealand rugby union star Sonny Bill Williams, according to reports.
The boxing legend recently revealed his intentions to box again in order to compete in charity fights and has begun training to get into shape ahead of a potential comeback.
It's been reported by the DailyMail, that after a video of Tyson's sparring training session surfaced on YouTube, he could be facing Former Rugby star, Williams or the retired Australian rules footballer, Barry Hall, or Paul Gallen.
Meanwhile, Tyson's promoter, Amatruda is confident of arranging a charity bout for Tyson in Melbourne that would fill any of the city’s biggest arenas.
The promoter said: "I’d hold it at Melbourne Arena where we’d get over 10,000 or even Princes Park where they got 30,000 for Jeff Fenech versus Azumah Nelson."
"He might be 53 years old but he’s still a huge name and any of those blokes – Hall, Gallen or Sonny Bill – would jump at the chance to get into the ring with him."
"I’d make it part of a card with a world title fight for Tayla (Harris) on it. It would be enormous. Not just a fight, it would be an event."
Tyson's potential opponent, Williams, is a rugby legend, having won the 2011 and 2015 World Cups in union but also playing for his country in rugby league. He currently plays for Toronto Wolfpack in the Super League.
Williams has also boxed professionally seven times, winning all of his fights, and becoming New Zealand heavyweight champion and WBA International Heavyweight Champion.