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Mike Tyson: Joshua vs. Tyson Fury is The One I'd Like To See!

As previously reported, former undisputed world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson plans to launch branches of the Mike Tyson Academy (MTA) in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.

The youngest boxer to win the WBA, WBC and IBF heavyweight titles at the age of 20, Tyson unveiled his future strategic plans for his franchise of MTA fitness centres during a recent press conference held at the Atlantis The Palm in Dubai.

The Dubai venue will be one of eight to open around the world by the end of the year. The headquarters of MTA will be located in Las Vegas.

“People don’t have to fight to be a champion, they can get in shape to be a champion for themselves,” Tyson said. “There are quite a few gyms in Dubai but they are not the right gyms. The difference is big, and our academy is the right gym. Boxing training is about doing something you hate doing, until you learn how to love it.”

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A two-year project will see him and his business partners open gyms in 10 countries across five continents. Two venues in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are spotted, but the final decision regarding the gym is yet to be taken by Tyson.

“I strive to maintain consistency across all my centres with trainers that have been certified by me as well as exceptional training staff who will be on site to ensure a certain benchmark is maintained. I am positive that this is going to be only the beginning of a long-running successful association between me and the region," Tyson said.

The Mike Tyson Academy will offer more than traditional centres and will be a standing testimony to Mike’s philosophy of hard work and discipline. The centres will feature cardio, strength, functional training and boxing. There will be a full-scale boxing ring in every location and a host of group training and functional classes to take fitness programmes a notch higher.

As far as the current state of the heavyweight division, Tyson has a real big level of respect for the newest kingpin, WBA, IBO, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs), who back in April drew over 90,000 fans to Wembley in London for an eleventh round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko.

There are many options out there for Joshua, but Tyson would like to see him face the former unified champion, Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs).

"That's one fight I'd like to see," Tyson said to BBC Sport. "Some people might think Tyson Fury is a joke but he really knows how to fight. He puts it together really well and Klitschko couldn't land a punch on him [during their 2015 bout] so let's see if Joshua can land a big punch."

Fury is hoping to regain his boxing license and return to the ring by year's end.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Fabes88 on 06-14-2017

[QUOTE=etech1;17755981]I think that the fury Vs Klitschko fight was a fluke. Fury is a B level boxer, who was matched carefully on his way up, and got a hold of Klitschko at the right time. He also cracked Vlads weak…

Comment by etech1 on 06-13-2017

I think that the fury Vs Klitschko fight was a fluke. Fury is a B level boxer, who was matched carefully on his way up, and got a hold of Klitschko at the right time. He also cracked Vlads weak…

Comment by stevepeeve on 06-13-2017

Tyson Fury has blown it all on Cocaine and booze in dimwit manner. How does a guy with it all as heavyweight champ snort and guzzle it all away washed down with idiotic senseless crude comments that offend everyone. Where…

Comment by FLEX U.K on 06-13-2017

[QUOTE=Fabes88;17755298]This is why I think josh rolls through him. Simply doesn't have the power to keep aj off him for 12 rounds[/QUOTE] He didn't need power to keep Wlad off him for 12 rounds so i cant see that being…

Comment by Fabes88 on 06-13-2017

[QUOTE=Earl-Hickey;17755284]I think he would be smart enough to realize that going to war would be the best option vs fury. Also fury doesn't hit as hard as those two, granted they are not elite punchers but they can bang, fury…

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