Mike Tyson Is All Set To Take On A Shark
Legendary boxer Mike Tyson is collaborating with the Discovery channel to kick-start the Shark Week. For Tyson, it will be like a good challenging experience before he gets inside the actual ring. Apparently, Discovery is trying out something new in the form of this battle to give the Shark Week an interesting twist. The announcement of the channel said, “Legendary boxer and entrepreneur Mike Tyson is taking on a new challenge…and he picked the most unlikely training partner. Iron Mike will go head to head with one of the ocean’s top apex predators in TYSON VS. JAWS: RUMBLE ON THE REEF.”
Discovery Channel Takes A Jibe At Mike Tyson’s Biting
The only black mark in Mike Tyson’s career was when he bit one of his opponents during a fight which is against the rules and the spirit of boxing. Every other media has made it a point to taunt Mike regarding this matter. Even though Mike himself feels guilty about it, Discovery made no exception to taunt him. While assuring that the sharks were not harmed, they also took an indirect jibe at Mike’s infamous incident. The announcement further said, “…Mike Tyson will try to score a TKO over the massive shark… all in the name of research. And don’t worry, no sharks were harmed (or bitten) in the making of this episode.”
Why Did Mike Tyson Decide To Fight A Shark
For Mike Tyson, this shark fight will be like an eye-opener to know where he stands in his journey of getting back to the ring at his old age. He feels intimidated about getting back to the ring and this feels like the right way to take his problems head-on. He said, “I took on this challenger to overcome fears I still deal with in life. I equate this with overcoming my fear of getting back into the ring at 54 years old.
Mike Tyson Makes Discovery’s Shark Week A Must Watch
Discovery has successfully turned the attention of many people towards Shark Week through Tyson’s fight with the shark. It read in the statement, “SHARK WEEK has become the destination for must-watch shark programming, and this year, heavyweight champ Mike Tyson kicks off the week by throwing his hat in the underwater ring.”