“I used to hate that N**ga,” When ferocious Mike Tyson almost fought 50 Cent during Floyd Mayweather’s arrest

Despite being two of the most skilled boxers of their generations Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather did not get along very well


“I used to hate that N**ga,” When ferocious Mike Tyson almost fought 50 Cent during Floyd Mayweather’s arrest

Mike Tyson almost fought 50 Cent during Floyd Mayweather's arrest(Image via : MARCA/Bleacher Report/Sports Brief)

Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather are two of the most skilled and famous boxers of their era. Tyson during his prime was one of the most dominant fighters on the planet. His destructive prowess and explosiveness let Tyson knock the heads off most of his opponents. Meanwhile, Mayweather has the greatest defensive techniques in the sport of boxing. He is the most successful boxer and has made billions through his fighting career.

While both fighters don’t usually get along, they have tremendous respect for each other. Mike Tyson even once showed up at rapper 50 Cent‘s house before Floyd Mayweather was going to get arrested. Tyson was angry with Mayweather and expressed the same to 50 Cent. “I used to hate that n***a. I broke my TV every time that n***a fought, ” said Tyson. Tyson’s angry rant had 50 Cent confused and he almost felt like Iron Mike wanted to pick a fight. Tyson’s whole demeanor and the way he conversed changed while ranting about Mayweather.

However, Mike Tyson also had tremendous respect for Floyd Mayweather. After finishing his rant, Tyson cooled down and started to talk rationally. “The n** is just that good, he’s good. I’m glad you with that n**, help him. He gon keep going, he gon keep spending money, he’s me 50,” said Tyson. After giving the whole speech he sat in his truck and left.

While 50 Cent appreciated Tyson’s advice, he was scared. The rapper almost thought he would have to fight the great Mike Tyson, the way Tyson showed up at his gate. However, things took a turn for the good and an altercation did not occur then.

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Rapper 50 Cent was losing millions after buying Mike Tyson’s old mansion

50 Cent lost millions after buying Mike Tyson's old mansion
50 Cent lost millions after buying Mike Tyson’s old mansion (Image via : Variety/Business Insider/MARCA)

Mike Tyson was paid big money for knocking out fighters during his professional boxing career. The former heavyweight champion was said to have amassed an estimated fortune of 600 million dollars. His fortune consisted of lavish cars, exotic animals, and huge mansions. However, Tyson also lost his multi-million dollar fortune and filed for bankruptcy. He had to sell all of his car collections, houses anything that would have helped reduce his debt.

He also ended up selling his 21-bedroom, 55,000 sq. ft mansion for $4.1 million. The house was bought by his now friend and rapper 50 Cent. However, according to the rapper, he’s lost millions due to Tyson’s old house. 50 Cent had the house for over 14 years and each year he would have to pay around $700,000 to keep the place running.

Apart from the cost of running the place, the rapper was also tired of the place being very gigantic. He did not want to go down the hallways, frustrated with the constant repairs needed around the house and much more. 50 Cent sold the Tyson Mansion for over $3 million in 2019. He later donated all the proceeds from the sale to charity.

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