Being Iron Mike

American legend discusses his career with the Ringside team

Last Updated: 20/11/12 10:46am

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A genuine boxing legend visited the Ringside studio this week as Mike Tyson dropped in for an exclusive chat with the guys about his career and some of today's crop of stars.

The 46-year-old American is still revered in boxing circles having become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world at the age of just 20 after winning the WBC, WBA and IBF straps.

Tyson reflects on his formative years growing up in New York, the influence on his career of Bobby Stewart and Cus D'Amato and his rise to becopme world champion.

He also looks back on his shock loss to James 'Buster' Douglas in 1990, gives his view on Rick Hatton's return to the ring and has praise for current British hero Carl Froch.

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