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Mike Tyson reacts to YouTube videos calling him ‘God’: ‘I’m not worthy of it’

Mike Tyson has become a top notch fighting sensation in the era of retro boxing. Before him, boxing fans didn’t really see anyone displaying an unusual and unexpected personality like him. His strengths like knockouts, quick movements in the ring and an amazing fight IQ made him a fan favorite in no time.

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Tyson is truly an inspiration to millions and his performances are attracting a generation of young guns to get into boxing. But Mike Tyson doesn’t really like the praise he’s getting.

In an episode of the Hotboxin podcast, “Iron” Mike spoke about praise, pain and more.

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He said, “I am aware that many people may look at me and admire me and think that I am a certain type of guy, I am a good guy, but they have to understand that I do not deserve praise. Only God is worthy of praise.

“I watch YouTube and see guys have ‘Mike Tyson immortal’, ‘Mike Tyson God’, and I’m not worthy of that.”

“When I die, all I will do is apologize. I felt all the pain I’ve ever caused anyone. All the pain I’ve ever caused people.

Mike Tyson’s life is nothing short of a roller coaster ride. From emotions, stocks, superstardom, millions of dollars, bankruptcy and more, Tyson has seen it all. However, one thing that trumps all is Tyson’s boxing legacy.

Mike Tyson – A great heavyweight

After Muhammad Ali, it’s safe to say that Mike Tyson turned out to be the biggest superstar. He started his professional boxing career in 1985 and never looked back.

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Tyson displayed unreal power and his fights were off the beaten track.

Capitalizing on his skills, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ established himself as the greatest heavyweight of all time. He also became the youngest heavyweight champion at just 20 years old.

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Tyson had what it took to be a top fighter, and he really took the sport to new heights.

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