For the past couple of months the internet rumor mill has been concocting a narrative that posits a return to the ring for Mike Tyson. But not in the way you might think. In the ring though he may be, this story has him not lacing up the gloves. He’d be going bare knuckle against Police Gazette-authorized world bare knuckle champion Bobby Gunn.
One would be wise to dismiss the assertions as fantasy, if there weren’t some real smoke in the tale, if not fire. Now, no less an authority than The Ring magazine (the successor to the Police Gazette as the world’s boxing authority) has looked into the claim and put it to rest, or have they? You be the judge….