Mike Tyson has picked his five favourite modern day boxers but omitted WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua from the list.
AJ’s heavyweight rivals Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder both got a mention after their dramatic pair of WBC title bouts, which saw the first fight end in a split draw and the second end in a dominant seventh round TKO for the Gypsy King.
Andy Ruiz Jr, who beat Joshua in June 2019 and then lost to him later that year in December, was also picked by the Baddest Man on the Planet.
Tyson rounded off his picks with Vasyl Lomachenko and Floyd Mayweather ‘s protégé Gervonta Davis.
Speaking on his podcast Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson the former undisputed heavyweight king said: “I respect Tyson Fury, I respect Deontay Wilder, I respect all of those guys.
“Andy Ruiz also, this guy named [Vasyl] Lomachenko – he’s a f***ing animal, man. He’s a master, it’s like he’s dancing.
“There’s also Gervonta Davis,…
Source: Complete Sports