Mike Tyson Plays ‘Punch-Out’ For First Time


Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson won 50 fights during his boxing career, becoming the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF titles at age 20.

But there was one elusive title that “Iron Mike” could never attain: beating himself in “Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out,” the classic Nintendo game that sold over a million copies when it was released in 1987.

In fact, the 47-year-old says he had never played the game. But that changed recently, when Fox Sports producers brought the game to Tyson in the green room before an interview and had him play it for the first time.

“C’mon, Glass Joe” Tyson trash-talked as he took on the first opponent in the game. “C’mon. Take this, Glass, ah, right up your —.” (Monitoring Desk)

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