Mike Tyson insists he’s ‘the best fighter ever’ ahead of his long-awaited comeback against Roy Jones Jr.
The 54-year-old is set to fight Jones in an eight-round exhibition on November 28.
In the fight’s latest promo video, Tyson said he is an ‘annihilator’ in a fierce warning to Jones.
WARNING: The promo video contains language some viewers might find offensive.
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He also added: ‘I have the belief, I have the desire. I’m the greatest fighter since the conception of God.’
Tyson also posted a photo on Instagram wearing some of his new merchandise with the caption: ‘I’m the best ever. I’m the most brutal and vicious, and most ruthless champion there’s ever been.’
Jones was also featured in the promo video on Instagram and he said: ‘For me, this is easy. I can do it all.’
Tyson and Jones did not meet during their boxing heydays but are ready to make a sutnning comeback.
The former retired professionally in 2005 whereas Captain Hook was still competing until 2018.
Originally under California State Athletic Comission, Tyson and Jones were barred from knockouts and judges were were not allowed to score the fight.
But a different santcioning body will oversee the rarranged fight which could see spectators in attendance with more familiar rules.
Officials will be ringside scoring and the winner of the fight will receive a special belt.