On Friday night, in front of skating legend Tony Hawk, heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson attempted to stand on top of a skateboard but failed.
However, the embarrassing episode almost resulted in harm to the former fighter.
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When the incident happened, Hawk was instructing Tyson in skateboarding as Tyson’s podcast, Hotboxin With Mike Tyson, was being recorded.
No one has surpassed the 56-year-record old’s as the sport’s youngest heavyweight boxing champion.
At the Junior Olympic Games in 1981 and 1982, Tyson earned gold medals. In the third round of their 1997 fight, Tyson unceremoniously bit Evander Holyfield’s right ear. throughout a heavyweight match.
Before the renowned boxer enthusiastically went on the skateboard yesterday, Tyson and Hawk were conversing.
However, when he began to sway backward and remark, “Oh, I better stop this,” things went horribly wrong.
Tyson amusingly attempted to downplay the incident since there was someone in the background as he then smashed against the wall and landed on the nearby leather seat in an effort to avoid being seen scampering.
I am fine, nothing happened, he said, as Hawk grinned on the sidelines.
Later, Tyson uploaded the footage to Instagram and claimed that the seat had rescued him. “Thank goodness that chair was there, or the hoverboard scare would have happened again.”
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