“Bruce Lee was a street fighter”- Mike Tyson reveals what made Bruce Lee a true legend


“Bruce Lee was a street fighter”- Mike Tyson reveals what made Bruce Lee a true legend

Mike Tyson on Bruce Lee

Former boxing heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson has the utmost respect for the legendary Bruce Lee. Lee is considered one of the most influential Martial Arts practitioners to ever walk on this planet, and Mike believes he deserves all the respect he gets.

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Mike Tyson is one of the greatest boxers to ever grace the ring and will forever be remembered as the most vicious boxer in the world. A fighter who was once called “The Baddest Man on the Planet” faced some defeats in his career, but his crazy style and stacked record made him a fan favorite.

Lee only lived to the very young age of 32 but his influence in the world of martial arts was unmatched. The combat fighter influenced many through his blockbuster action movies and even the legendary Tyson has great admiration for that.

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“He is 135 pounds”- Mike Tyson breaks down a fight between Bruce Lee and himself

Bruce Lee and Mike Tyson
Bruce Lee and Mike Tyson

Lee died a mysterious death, and Tyson gave him a tribute in a recent interview, he said, “Bruce Lee was a martial artist, but Lee was a street fighter. He likes to fight for real. Ain’t no drama, he likes to do it for real.”

He added, “Lee had an awesome philosophy on life, it blew me away. Lee is a killer, he hurts and does as much damage as you can then gets out without being hurt. You’ve got to have respect for the philosophy. That philosophy is the ultimate warrior philosophy.

In another interview with Ariel Helwani, Mike talked about a hypothetical fight between Lee and him, he said, “That’s like, me and Floyd having a street fight. He is the same size as Floyd. He is 135 pounds. I’m not saying to be rude or selfish or egotistically, that’s the advantage of size.”

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