Mike Tyson has been filmed losing an arm wrestling match to rapper The Game while smoking a joint.
The former world heavyweight champion is one of the most fearsome fighters in the history of boxing, but was unable to beat the musician during filming for his podcast Hot Boxin’ recently. The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, took on Tyson at his studio in his California ranch.
And in a gushing Instagram post with the footage, the rapper called it one of the best days of his life. Tyson was an idol of his growing up, and the pair have shared a close friendship over a number of decades.
Tyson made his ring return in 2020, facing Roy Jones Jr and has been toying with the possibility of coming back this year. He has insisted that he would just need 30 days to prepare for any prospective opponent, and has been touted to face either Jake or Logan Paul.
The Paul brothers have both entertained the possibility of the fight, with Jake telling Mirror Fightingin an exclusive sit down last month that he would be the first choice for his own ring return. The younger Paul gets back to action on August 13, however, it is unlikely that his opponent will be Tyson.
Asked if he would feel bad getting in the ring with the 55-year-old Tyson, Paul responded: “No, have you seen him? He’s still hitting the pads like crazy, still a killer, still in phenomenal shape. He’d have a big weight advantage, 20 or 30lb essentially, it’s growing in his gut. It would be a good fight, obviously he has way more experience than me.
“This would be the most legendary fight. For my legacy, it would be the most fun for me, the most motivating and sell the most pay-per-views. To share the ring with a legend would be something I could talk about for the rest of my life and share with my kids. So why fight Tommy Fury when you can fight Mike Tyson?”