Mike Tyson says next fight in February will be 'really stimulating' amid claims it could be Logan or Jake Paul
MIKE TYSON has revealed his next comeback fight will be in February – against a 'really stimulating' opponent.
The heavyweight legend, 55, made a remarkable ring return in November, for an eight-round exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr.
Tyson drew with fellow American icon Jones, 52, but insisted it was not the last boxing fans will see of him in a ring.
And in an exclusive interview with The Sun, Iron Mike opened up about who he could fight next, amid claims it could be either Logan or Jake Paul.
Tyson said: "I am going to have a return fight in February and we are pretty skeptical about the opponent, but it will be a really stimulating opponent."
The youngest heavyweight champion of all time has formed a friendship with Jake, 24, the younger of the Paul brothers.
He even had the YouTube sensation fight on the undercard of his comeback, which resulted in ex-NBA star Nate Robinson, 37 getting knocked out.
Tyson recently said he could KO 4-0 boxer Jake 'so f***ing easy' but would NEVER do so, as his family 'love' the social media influencer.
Older brother Logan, 26, however, who took Floyd Mayweather, 44, the distance in their exhibition in June, has welcomed a fight with Iron Mike.
Tyson opened up on his plans to fight again at the unveiling of a statue of himself erected outside the Mulberry Pizzeria restaurant in Las Vegas.
The statue was erected by Resorts World President Scott Sibella and restaurateur Richie Palmer as a tribute to his close friend.
Palmer, owner and founder of Mulberry Pizzeria, said: "It's important because we've been friends for 35 years.
"It was my way to honour him and have a tribute to him because people don't know what a great, great, great human being he is.
I am going to have a return fight in February and we are pretty skeptical about the opponent but it will be a really stimulating opponent
"Generous to a fault. Kind. He will never say no to anyone for a picture. People don't get that.
"All they see is the ferociousness, the craziness, the bad moments. They don't see what a genuinely wonderful person he is."
Tyson said the statue was a stunning surprise.
He stated: " I had no idea… I am very humbled right now. I am truly grateful."
Tyson also revealed he was unaware that this year marks the 35th anniversary of him becoming the youngest heavyweight champion aged 20.
He said: "To be honest I don't remember that night and most of my boxing career is a blur. And so I live this life now."
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