“Baddest man on the planet”: Mike Tyson used to KO 5 partners in an hour to watch Tom and Jerry
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The boxing sensation Mike Tyson’s former training partner Rudy Gonzalez revealed to The Sun that Tyson used to spar quickly to watch Tom and Jerry cartoons. Rudy Gonzalez stated that Mike would knock out five guys all out within an hour, and nobody was left. At the same time, Rudy was amazed by the youngest ever heavyweight boxing champion’s skills, so he asked, “Boss I am confused, isn’t this(sparring) about working on techniques?”
Mike Tyson’s reply to his trainer was, “If I keep it(sparring) going we will miss Tom and Jerry cartoons.” Mike Tyson was one of the most feared boxers during his boxing prime. He was also given different titles, “Iron Mike” “Baddest man on the planet.” However, he retired in 2005 but returned to the boxing ring in 2020 when he faced Roy Jones Jr.
Mike Tyson has also been regarded as the most disciplined boxer of his era as his trainer said, “Mike was so disciplined. He would sit upstairs in the house studying boxing films for hours, seeing how different fighters moved and hit.”