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"Fury Would've Dodged That Fight Too": Mike Tyson's Past Claim About Beating Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua If They'd Fought in Prime Resurfaces; Fans in Agreement

Jul 20, 2023

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Mike Tyson was given the moniker of the ‘Baddest Man On The Planet’ due to his brutal knockouts inside the ring. But the sport has witnessed some phenomenal talent after him. Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua are two heavyweight titans that come to mind in recent times. ‘AJ,’ is the former heavyweight champion, and Fury, on the other hand, is the current WBC heavyweight champion. Moreover, do you ever wonder, what would happen if they ever faced, ‘Iron Mike,’ in his prime? In a recent turn of events, a resurfaced answer made rounds online in which Tyson made a bold claim about a fantasy match between him and the two. He asserted that he would have defeated them if he were to fight them in his prime.

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However, he does acknowledge them to be commendable fighters but finds himself better. The two are significantly bigger than Tyson but the former heavyweight champion has an impressive track record of defeating boxers bigger than him. But in the game of fantasy match-ups, one can only speculate. So let’s take a look at who the fans fancy in this hypothetical fight and their reasons behind it.


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The post was uploaded by MMA Leader on their Facebook account. In the post, the fans speculated, debated, and discussed a hypothetical bout. The caption of the post gave an insight into the interview in which Tyson stated, “If you’re asking me if I was 20 years old, then yes, there’s no doubt. They’re really good fighters and I respect all these skills. It would have been very tough fighting them.”

Here are a few intriguing fan reactions:

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One fan not only thinks Tyson would have defeated them but asserted he would have done it simultaneously. He stated, “Tyson would of beaten both 2v1 in his prime.”

Along similar lines, another fan predicted Tyson to win because of his ferocity. He stated, “Yes. He is stronger and he does play in the ring. He finishes his opponents with hard punches and runs after them to do the damage which the recent heavyweight didn’t gave. The recent are decorated champions.”

However, on the contrary, one fan predicted Fury to win. He stated, “He would never of beaten Fury as Fury would of dodged that fight too.”

Meanwhile, one fan thinks if Tyson was the champion in same era, fighters like Joshua would not be even ranked. He stated, “Mike was the best ever in his prime. Aj Wouldn’t even be in the top 20 in Mike Tyson prime time.”


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Lastly, one fan thinks Tyson defeats them on the same night. He stated, “Beats them both on the same night.”

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