Former NHL enforcer Georges Laraque is claiming a fight with Mike Tyson is about 75% of the way to becoming a reality. This is the stuff you see in movies like Rocky Balboa against Thunderlips, who was played by Hulk Hogan in Rocky III. The difference here, is the punches will be real.
Mike Tyson vs Georges Laraque: Tale of the Tape
Mike Tyson is 54 years old and can still throw the mitts. He comes in at 5-11 and around 225 pounds. Tyson intimidated and annihilate opponents in the ring to the tune of 50-6 with 44 knockouts. Here’s a recent clip of Tyson training for his fight against Roy Jones Jr.
Georges Laraque was a premiere NHL enforcer and at 43 is 11 years Tyson’s junior. He comes in at 6-3″ and 250 pounds with 131 ice tilts under his belt. Here’s Laraque at work.
Georges Laraque is bigger and heavier than Tyson. What he is not, is the baddest man on the planet. Mr. Laraque, please come to your senses and run.