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Mike Tyson branded a ‘wrecking ball’ by Rocky star Sylvester Stallone as Iron Mike gears up for Roy Jones Jr bout

MIKE TYSON has been labelled a “wrecking ball” by Hollywood icon Sylvester Stallone – after getting in his best shape for 30 years for his ring return.

Iron Mike will take on Roy Jones Jr in an exhibition bout on November 28 in California after losing SIX STONE.

Sylvester Stallone with “wrecking ball” Mike Tyson in 2000

Iron Mike is looking in fantastic shape for his clash with Roy Jones Jr

Hollywood icon Sylvester Stallone called Mike Tyson “a wrecking ball” ahead of his ring return with Roy Jones Jr

Stallone, who famously played heavyweight world champion Rocky Balboa, is impressed with Tyson’s condition and physique.

The 74-year-old told TMZ Sports that Jones Jr needs to be “like Fred Astaire” and make sure he “keeps moving”.

He said: “You’re talking about, I mean – everyone knows it, Mike Tyson is a wrecking ball.

“Roy Jones is a great, great fighter, but it’s just a matter of physics.

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“Well, let’s put it this way. What do you think is going to work? A 22 against a 45?”

Tyson was previously linked with a third fight with nemesis Evander Holyfield.

He has run a cannabis farm since 2016, raking in £500,000-a-month.

The former undisputed heavyweight world champion hit his lowest point in 2006 when he admitted to cocaine and alcohol binges, ballooning to 27 STONE.

This carried on until 2011 when he starred in The Hangover Part II.

But he got his life back together and is now set to make a killing with his ring return.

There will also be a biopic of his life starring Jamie Foxx and directed by legend Martin Scorsese.

Boxing fan Stallone also admitted he is a fan of online sensation Logan Paul but gave the thumbs down to a clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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He said of Paul: “He’s got guts.”

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