Mike Tyson vs Jaws battle featuring on the annual summer TV program Shark Week. Mike Tyson is getting ready to meet an unusual opponent, a great white shark, to overcome the fear of boxing return.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson is set to TKO one of the ocean’s top predators. On Wednesday, the Discovery Channel affirmed the popular ‘ Shark Week ‘ will highlight a main event of Tyson against a Great White shark!
The 54-year-old will compete against the apex predator! Tyson will ‘fight’ the shark on August 9 as part of ‘scientific research’ and legendary announcer Michael Buffer is also set to be part of the event.
“With famed ring announcer Michael Buffer calling the shots, these two heavyweights will square off underwater, where Mike Tyson will try to score a TKO over the massive shark … all in the name of research,” Discovery said.
TKO is a technical knockout.
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Although specifics of the fight have not yet been established, Tyson announced he took on this challenge to overcome his fears of making a comeback. Tyson was quoted as saying, “I equate this challenge with overcoming my fear of getting back into the ring at 54 years of age.”
Tyson also said is trying to exercise to prepare himself to reach his highest potential which would allow him to step up to the challenge of winning anything that scares him.
This battle with a Great white shark could be the final stage before Tyson chooses to step back into the boxing ring.
“I learned from this experience doing Shark Week that whatever intimidates me, I am still able to step up to the challenge of overcoming anything that would prevent me from accomplishing my life’s mission of reaching my highest potential in life and bringing me closer to God.”