Mike Tyson's possible return raises questions for promoter Hearn
British promoter Eddie Hearn says he would probably like to see the former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson fight again but has questioned whether boxing It should encourage a 53-year-old man to return to the ring.
Tyson, who became the youngest heavyweight champion of all time when he beat Trevor Berbick in 1986 aged 20, caught the attention of the boxing world by posting training videos on Instagram and has said he was considering exhibition bouts to raise money for charity.
I'd probably like to see it, but ... is it a little irresponsible to let a 53-year-old legend return to the ring? Hearn told British Boxing Television.
I got a message from someone saying they wanted to talk to me about Mike. It looks pretty dangerous. What's compelling is, could I go back to 53 and do some harm? But should we encourage him from a great moment? ?
There is a very fine line and I have crossed it a couple of times, between the integrity of the sport and the delivery of numbers. Our job is to deliver numbers for the stations, but we have to keep it as close as possible to the correct brand. .
Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield He also released a training video on social media, fueling speculation that he might come out of retirement to face rival Tyson.