Retired boxer Evander Holyfield responded to Mike Tyson’s return on Wednesday, saying that he would be willing to fight him again-- which would effectively rekindle one of boxing's most infamous rivalries.
The Success of the Bare-Knuckle Fighting Championship
Mixed martial arts developed from boxing. Boxing developed from bare-knuckle boxing. Bare-knuckle boxing is the oldest form of fighting, and the sport attempting a successful comeback in the 21st century.
The proposed super fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua will be composed of two fights. Sources say the first fight between the two goliaths will take place around Summer 2021, but there is no rumored date for a second bout.
Notorious brawlers Mike Tyson and Roy Jones will both be making their in-ring returns when they face off on September 12, 2020. The exhibition fight is scheduled for eight rounds and will take place at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
Newcomer Devin Haney is being touted as a rising star in the boxing industry, and many have gone as far as calling him the next Floyd Mayweather. While comparisons are often made between fighters today and fighters of the past, they rarely have as many similarities as Haney to Mayweather.
Former WBA Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman Jr. could soon be making a return to the ring after being sidelined by a hand injury since mid-2019. The boxer had long-drawn-out pain in his left hand and was forced to have surgery where doctors fused his metacarpals.
Joshua Greer Jr has his sights set on a rematch with Mike Plania after losing to the boxer on June 16. Plania was highly impressive in their first bout, knocking Greer off his feet twice despite being the heavy underdog.