Boxing: Iron Mike Tyson rejects $20m deal to participate In Bare-knuckle Championship (Read More)

(Mike Tyson was said to have shunned a $20m deal to fight in a bare-knuckle contest)

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has reportedly rejected a chance to make a staggering $20 million in a bare-knuckle fight.

“The 54_year_old has been touted to stage a sensational return to the rings for the first time since 2005 with a lot of mouthwatering deals.”

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“Tyson” hinted he could come out of retirement this year after returning to the gym to shape up for the battles ahead.

“According to, “Tyson” has since then been linked with several deals amounting to a huge amount of money_with the latest coming from the (“bare-knuckle contest”).

The president of Bare-Knuckle Fighting Championship “David Feldman” claims he has tried persuading “Tyson” twice to accept his proposal. “But his offers were vehemently rejected on both occasions as the 54_year_old only focuses on boxing comeback.”

“Feldman” told Ring Magazine, "We offered “Tyson”  $20million (£16m) and some additional benefits, but he turned it down.

"Who knows what’s going to happen with “Mike Tyson”. (“His management team said he was going to fight in July already, but then they said he was going to fight in August”).

“So who knows what’s going to happen with him.” Tyson's handlers refused to react to the offers when contacted, someone close to their camp stated: (“His people told me last week that Mike wasn't even considering bare-knuckle”).

“The American has been dropping videos of his training since he announced he was coming out of retirement.”

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