After failing to come to terms on a trilogy fight with Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson turned his attention to another former rival in the form of Lennox Lewis.
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Tyson, 54, returned to boxing after 15 years of retirement last November for an exhibition bout with another ring legend in Roy Jones Jr.
Despite both being in their 50s, there has been hope that the pair would step in the ring against each other again after Tyson came out of retirement to face Roy Jones Jr in November.
The 55-year-old stopped Iron Mike in their heavyweight title clash in June 2002, in one of the biggest victories of his career.
Holyfield said last month that he had been in talks with Tyson over a rematch in Dubai later this year.
Holyfield admitted last month that he has been talking with rival Tyson about a legendary rematch in Dubai, which is reportedly valued at around £200 million.
The pair shared two famous battles in 1996 and 1997, but are now aged 58 and 54 respectively.
Mayweather was last in action against Conor McGregor in August 2017 where he scored a TKO victory over the mixed martial arts champion to extend his unblemished record to 50-0.
The 54-year-old ended up drawing against his 51-year-old opponent at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and luckily (for Tyson, anyway), drug testing for marijuana wasn’t a thing.
Both fighters had impressive moments during a fight that was unofficially ruled a draw by the WBC judges at ringside.
Tyson and Jones, two legends of the boxing ring, will meet in a special, eight-round exhibition bout this Saturday night.
The 54-year-old will make his long-awaited, albeit controversial, return to the ring against Roy Jones Jr on November 28 and has undertaken a rigorous training regime to build up his physique.
Holyfield beat Tyson in 1996 with an 11th-round stoppage before Tyson was disqualified in their rematch the following year.
The 54-year-old, who returns to the ring this month against Roy Jones Jr, battled a serious drug addiction in his prime.
Tyson, aged 54, and Jones Jr, 51, were due to meet in an exhibition bout on September 12, but it has been pushed back to November 28.
The former undisputed heavyweight champion, who is back in training ahead of a proposed comeback to the sport later this year, revealed he attacked the women after becoming paranoid they were about to steal from him.
The 54-year-old, who has stunned fans with his physical transformation during the COVID-19 pandemic, outlined his plans to return to the sport back in May.
Ukrainian legend Klitschko has been drafted into his training camp to help him prepare for a potential upcoming trilogy bout with Mike Tyson.
The heavyweight will go head-to-head with the sea creature in what is being dubbed Tyson v Jaws: Rumble on the Reef on August 9.
The former world heavyweight champion, who turned 54 last month, says he is currently working out at 15.7st (220lbs), less than Anthony Joshua weighed when he defeated Andy Ruiz Jr in December last year.