Mike Tyson reveals plan to get back in the boxing ring against Lennox Lewis

Mike Tyson has revealed that he will return to the ring and fight again in his second comeback bout against Lennox Lewis.

Mike Tyson has revealed that he will return to the ring and fight again in his second comeback bout against Lennox Lewis. 

Tyson, 55, was dealt a knockout blow by Lewis when they fought back in June 2002, before retiring a few years later. 

He made his comeback in Los Angeles last November - battling Roy Jones Jr over eight rounds in an exhibition bout.  

And Tyson confirmed he will run it back with the Brit after talks broke down with Evander Holyfield. 

"I want a fight," Tyson told ESNews.

"I need another one.

"We were supposed to go with Evander Holyfield but Evander f----- up the money so we got to do it with Lennox now." 

'The Baddest Man on the Planet' famously bit off a chunk of Holyfield's ear in the third round of their rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in June 1997. 

While Tyson admits he isn't exactly the biggest fan of Holyfield, he didn't appreciate Vitor Belfort's behaviour either towards his old rival in their exhibition bout earlier this summer.   

"Listen, I'd let Evander go eight rounds though, I'm not going to f--- him up, he's f----- up as it is," he replied when asked how he thinks a third fight would play out between Holyfield and himself. 

Mike Tyson pictured with Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis

However, Tyson has also recently been accused of being 'scared' to fight Holyfield because he is afraid of getting knocked out by 'The Real Deal'.  

Triller boss Ryan Kavanaugh stated that there is a massive contract on the table but the offer appears to have fallen on deaf ears.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Kavanaugh said: "We have an offer out to Mike.

"We know he is trying to stage a fight with Lennox Lewis.

"We have been told that he is scared to fight Evander.

"There has been back and forth hoopla, there is a massive payday ready for Mike to fight on Thanksgiving. A massive payday, one of his biggest!

"But we can't seem to push it along.

"Now I have heard, from a number of reliable sources, that Mike is too scared. He thinks Evander would knock him out."

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