"I know fighting, I know boxing, and I've studied Tyson and Roy Jones", Adesanya told Sports Illustrated. The legendary trainer identified Iron Mike's talent and raw strength but realized that he needed a bit more defensive steel; the peek-a-boo technique solved that problem, and, before long, Tyson was dominating the competition. "I don't even want to think about where I would be without this lovely sport". "When I won the title, it got tricky".
Foreman, who spent nearly 10 years out of the ring himself before returning in 1987 to start a successful quest to capture another world title, admits the lure of the ring can be irresistible.
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You'd have to think though that neither guy is going to hold back if heavy leather starts to fly.
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Speaking at the Jimmy Kimmel Live show, Tyson says he understands there are some people out there who are jealous of him but he likes it as it inspires him to become better.
"I'm living responsibly, being present", he said.
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"Roy has speed. Even at his age (51), he's going to be faster than Mike, and that's something when you have been away, it takes a while to get back how to deal with that and be used to it, Foreman said. It wasn't the right time for me." . While some unique offers-ranging from MMA to bare-knuckle boxing-came rolling in, he and Roy Jones Jr. agreed to reunite in an exhibition match.