Mike Tyson Nearly Pops Another Enthusiastic Fan In Vegas

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Heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson nearly put the mitts on another fan during a frenzied encounter over the weekend.

After making the news for obliterating an annoying fan aboard a JetBlue flight on April 21, Tyson nearly found himself in that incident once again when a woman stuck her fingers in Tyson’s face.

Tyson was spotted in Las Vegas over the weekend: attending the Shakur-Valdez fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

As Tyson posed for a photo op, the woman standing behind the boxer snuck up and waved her finger over his face — causing him to flinch and almost wave back.

As reported by the New York Post Sports, nearby security saved the woman from Tyson’s fury when they swooped right as he got agitated.

The move didn’t appear malicious compared to the JetBlue incident, but the newfound gall of fans to test Tyson’s personal space elicits surprise from the general public.

The all-time king of knockouts continues to be one of the deadliest humans on the planet, which is reason alone to steer clear for any reasonably-minded fan.

Tyson still maintains a positive connection with his supporters. After roughing up rowdy fan Melvin Townsend, he was spotted posing for photos with JetBlue passengers.

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Written by Alejandro Avila

Alejandro Avila lives in Southern California and previously covered news for the LA Football Network. Jeopardy expert and grumpy sports fan that has watched every movie.


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  1. This guy isn’t all there upstairs folks, and that’s putting it mildly. I’m not sure how many facial tats he has to get, ears he has to bite off, and insane interviews Tyson has to give over the last 35 years detailing his goal of knocking an opponent’s nasal bone into their brain for folks to get through their thick skulls the only reason he isn’t currently occupying a prison cell is because he was allowed to try to beat people to death legally in a ring. Now that he no longer has that diversion he’s not exactly safe. Let’s be clear, those security guards aren’t there to protect “Tyson”.

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