Mike Tyson names the toughest opponent he faced in his legendary boxing career

Legendary heavyweight, Mike Tyson has named the toughest opponent he faced in his career.

The American fought the likes of Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield but went for Pinklon Thomas who he faced in 1987.

When asked in an interview who his toughest opponent was, he said:

“I thought it was Pinklon Thomas, he was my toughest opponent.

“I never thought of him, but two years ago I watched the tape of him, and a friend of mine told me to watch it.

“I hit him with seventeen punches, flat, on the face, he went down but it was seventeen punches!

“Seventeen punches, flush, all of them were as hard as they could be and the last one he just passed out.

“I thought ‘God, that is my toughest fight, he took seventeen on the chin!’”

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