MIKE TYSON insists Conor McGregor’s “crazy” robust image is just a gimmick and he is truly a “lovely guy” away from the spotlight.
The Infamous touched down in Las Vegas this week to start filming the newest season of the long-running actuality TV show The Final Fighter.He says the UFC star’s tough-guy picture is all an act[/caption]
He will probably be joined by rival coach Michael Chandler, before the pair then throw down later this yr because the Irishman gets set to return to the octagon.
Former two-division champion McGregor hasn’t set foot inside the octagon since breaking his left leg in his trilogy struggle with Dustin Poirier in July 2021.
A date for the battle has not been set as McGregor has but to re-enter america Anti-Doping Company’s drug testing pool – which he have to be in for a minimum of six months before competing.
At this second in time, September is the earliest the showdown will happen.
But you possibly can anticipate to see the 34-year-old former two-weight UFC world champion as much as his standard loud-mouth and brash antics forward of it.
Nevertheless, the Baddest Man on the Planet Tyson, who once bit a piece out of Evander Holyfield’s ear, says McGregor is a pussycat.
Throughout an episode of “Hotboxin with Mike Tyson”, the previous heavyweight title holder stated: “It's a must to have a gimmick… It’s actual, however it’s a gimmick.
“The one guys that have all the cash have a gimmick.”
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Tyson added: “Take a look at Conor McGregor. He has a gimmick.
“He’s crazy, he’s daring, it’s a gimmick.
“In actual life, he’s a stupendous guy.”