Mike Tyson expressed concern on Tuesday, as he discussed Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid through a remote interview.
The 54-year-old appeared on the show to discuss boxing, Roy Jones Jr. coming out of retirement to fight, although his manner caused widespread concern on Twitter.
As Pearce asked the star: ‘How do you feel, are you in the kind of nick you were 15 years ago?’, He replied: ‘So beautiful, I’m just ready to do this, I Looks great, I am. Ready to do so ‘, yet his words being inaccurate are cause for concern for fans.
Concern: Mike Tyson expressed concern on Tuesday, as he discussed Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan via a remote interview
Pierce then spoke on politics, saying: ‘In three weeks, we are obviously going to get your big breakthrough. But also the US presidential election. You are friends with Donald Trump for a very long time, do you think he can win again? ‘
Mike then said: ‘Well, anything is possible, people should go to the voting booth and people should vote.’ The chat then fell into silence before Pierce left: ‘You’re voting for the first time for a long time, aren’t you? Is it important for you? ‘
Boxer said: ‘Yes, because it is true, it is very important to me. I have to cast my vote and I have to vote whom I want to vote for. I am not talking about politics. Anyone can vote for anyone, but please vote. ‘
Viewers took to pen on Twitter: ‘IS Mike Tyson fits in to fight for not judging from that interview … @PearMaron Hope I’m not the only viewer who thought, during the interview with Mike Tyson he seemed rather confused and empty …
Starring role: The 54-year-old boxer appeared on the show to discuss Roy Jones Jr. coming out of retirement to fight, although his manner caused widespread concern on Twitter.
Concern: As Pearce asked the star: ‘How do you feel, was that the kind of nick you were in 15 years ago?’ I’m ready to do that ‘, yet his dirty words worried fans
‘Hope it was just a lack of sleep and maybe not other factors …. Just Mike Tyson heard his way through an interview on GMB. Sad to hear and in no way should he be allowed to fight again. ‘
GMB presenter Alex Beresford – who was not on the show during Mike’s appearance – took to Twitter to listen to his own concerns, writing to his 63,000 followers: ‘Hoping Mike Tyson just tired? This interview is on @gmb ‘.
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Concern: Fans flock to Twitter to worry for sports icons
The chat comes a day after Mike revealed that he believed MMA stars would always be paid less than boxers, despite promotions like UFC bringing more viewers.
Conor McGregor, one of the biggest stars in UFC history, set a company record of £ 3.8m for his win against Donald Cerrone in January, while Tyson Fury and Donte Wilder made £ 19.4m a month later for their heavy boxing competition Earned.
The highest amount he had ever received for a fight at McGregor was when he switched to boxing – his fight against Floyd Mayweather earned him around £ 100m – and Mike says he doesn’t point his finger at it Can put why there is a financial disparity between the two sports.
Tyson quoted podcaster Brent James as saying, “MMA will always have more ideas and things than boxing, but boxers will always make more money than MMA fighters.”
Concern: He was discussing coming back to the ring next month
Concern: GMB presenter Alex Beresford – who was not on the show during Mike’s appearance – took to Twitter to voice his own concerns, writing to his 63,000 followers: ‘Hoping Mike Tyson just tired? This interview on @gmb ‘
Asked why this is so, he said: ‘It is difficult, it makes no sense.
‘I don’t know, they don’t make enough money in my perspective. It’s exciting and sexy but [UFC fighters] Do not make enough money. ‘
The figures will return, with McGregor earning £ 2.3m for his loss against Khab Nurmgomedov, in one of the biggest fights in UFC history.
Worrying: Fans were distracted during chat