Mike Tyson knocks out Riddwick Bowe in simulation
Mike Tyson Considered one of the heaviest boxers to ever enter the boxing ring. While Mike ‘Iron’ has faced almost every challenge in his time, a match against Riddick Bowe has never taken place.
Since the fight between the two never ended, there was a constant debate about who would win if Tyson and Bowe fought. However, a fantasy simulation game may have provided the answer.
A video posted on Boxing Fight Simulation’s YouTube channel provided details on how a potential fight between Mike Tyson and Riddick Bowe would play out. Interestingly, the simulation turned out to be closer than fans thought.
However, Tyson was finally able to knock Bowe down with a deadly uppercut in the tenth round of the fight.
Watch the video below:
Tyson and Bowe were two of the biggest names in heavyweight throughout the 1990s. Interestingly, they never expressed a desire to fight each other because ‘Iron’ Mike was friends with ‘Big Daddy’ ‘. The two grew up together in Brownsville, Brooklyn and have much in common.
Mike Tyson vs Lennox Lewis: Biggest Heavyweight Fight Ever
‘Iron’ Mike fought Lennox Lewis in 2002 and the match proved to be the biggest fight at the time. Moreover, it is still the heaviest matchup to date. While the two squared off in 2002, their fight is said to have taken place in 1996.
In ’96, Lennox Lewis was paid $4 million to step aside and allow Tyson to fight Bruce Seldon. When the two finally fought six years later, as is commonly believed, the war was a huge financial success. The event sold a total of 1.95 million PPV, becoming highest total income boxing event each, created 112 million dollars similar words.
Up until the fight, Lewis was dominant throughout the fight before knocking out Tyson in the eighth round of the fight. Tyson was past his prime by that point.
While Mike Tyson vs Lennox Lewis was beaten by Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya passed in 2007 in terms of PPV revenue, which remains the highest-grossing heavyweight bout ever.