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Mike Tyson nearly knocks trainer’s head off showing brutal power in training

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Mike Tyson is looking in remarkable form ahead of his exhibition bout with Roy Jones Jr.

Tyson takes on Jones Jr on November 28 as he makes the former heavyweight champion of the world returns to the ring.

At 54, it’s reasonable to expect Tyson to have slowed down and lost the majority of his power though that doesn’t seem to be the case.

Footage posted online by FightHype shows Tyson smashing the pads of his trainer Rafael Cordeiro.

And Cordeiro can perhaps count himself lucky with Tyson’s power knocking his trainer all over the place, even with a large body pad.

Mike Tyson is not messing around in his training sessions

Tyson seems to lose himself at times, coming close to connecting with Cordeiro’s head, earning a stern look from his coach.

Jones Jr has said he may have made a mistake by agreeing to take on Tyson in the bout.

He said: “He’s still Mike Tyson, he’s still one of the strongest, most explosive people who ever touched a boxing ring.

Tyson showed off all his power during the clip
Tyson showed off all his power during the clip
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“If anything, I made a mistake going in with him. He’s the bigger guy, he’s the explosive guy.

“He’s going to have all the first-round fireworks, not me. I do have first-round fireworks, but he’s known for more first-round fireworks than anybody to ever touch boxing, other than maybe George Foreman.”

But Tyson is looking forward to the bout, saying: “What fighters and what athletes in general have to overcome is more psychological and mental than it is physical.

Tyson is preparing for a bout with Roy Jones Jr
Tyson is preparing for a bout with Roy Jones Jr

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“You can do all the drills and all the preparation, but if you don’t go into a fight mentally controlled … you’re going to have a disastrous day.

“At the end of the day, I am an entertainer.

“But after they watch this fight, people are going to be very careful not to make jokes about me.”

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