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Mike Tyson comeback: Australia, Sonny Bill Williams, Paul Gallen, Barry Hall

Mission ‘Get Mike Tyson to Australia’ is on.

But these on the a few-gentleman shortlist to face him can relaxation straightforward realizing the 53-12 months-old previous heavyweight winner of the planet will not be receiving in the ring for anything other than an exhibition battle, celebrity agent Max Markson confirmed to foxsports.com.au.

“Look, I brought him in 2012 and I’m speaking to his folks now about undertaking it again for an exhibition,” Markson stated.

“He stated he’s going to do exhibitions about the planet, so I’d like to feel we can do it right here in Australia.”

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Markson, who has brought Tyson over ahead of, clarified that it would clearly only be sensible at the time intercontinental journey resumes, with “early 2021” the goal.

Tyson tweeted, and then deleted, his opinions declaring the first Day by day Mail tale was “totally untrue.”

“Great publicity, but it’s not going to happen,” near friend of Tyson and previous a few-division planet winner, Jeff Fenech, advised the Sydney Morning Herald.

“They’re providing him 50 % a million or a million dollars – he could get more than $twenty million to do it in Saudi Arabia. Why would he appear right here?”

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Perfectly, in accordance to Markson, Tyson’s vacation wouldn’t be restricted to just the battle, which he claims they’d aim to place on in Melbourne.

“ … We’d clearly do the exhibition match as aspect of it, and we’d do some speaking arrangements.”

Markson additional: “I consider he’s suit sufficient, if he preferred to, he could do a total international tour.”

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The gentleman accountable for putting on a battle among a 44-12 months-old Jeff Fenech and forty nine-12 months-old Azumah Nelson, Markson has no doubt Tyson can handle an exhibition bout.

And it’ll remain an exhibition for Tyson’s sake as significantly as it will to secure both Barry Corridor, Paul Gallen, or Sonny Bill Williams, who are “all keen to battle.”

“It’ll be an exhibition … mainly because I feel they’d all get knocked out very promptly [if it was a true battle],” he stated.

“He probably could battle all a few in the one exhibition.”

For now, Markson claims there’s no frontrunner to stand throughout from Tyson.

Markson stated that AFLW star Tayla Harris will also function, whilst he’d been contacted by actuality TV’s Eden Dally, who preferred to battle on the card.

“I’ve been doing work out, I have been trying to get in the ring, I feel I’m going to box some exhibitions and get in shape,” Tyson stated on Instagram Dwell not too long ago.

“I want to go to the fitness center and get in shape to be able to box a few or 4-round exhibitions for some charities and things.

“I do two hours on cardio, I do the bike and the treadmill for an hour, then I do some mild weights, 300, 250 reps.”

“Then I start my day with the boxing matter, I go in there and strike the mitts, thirty minutes, 25 minutes, start receiving in better issue.”