Michael Jai White portrayed Mike Tyson in the 1995 HBO movie about the boxer … and now he wants to fight him.
The 53-year-old actor – who took up the starring role for the biopic ‘Tyson’ – has even suggested he would beat Iron Mike Tyson.
I am confident he would beat Mike Tyson in a boxing match, said Michael Jai White (middle).
He American has stated he is up for a new challenge.
He is Known for his role as Gambol in The Dark Knight, Al Simmons in Spawn and Jax Briggs in Mortal Kombat: Legacy.
White boasts an impressive background in martial arts having first started Jujutsu at the age of seven, but he has revealed he is keen to try his hand inside the boxing ring.
White was asked Speaking to VladTV, whether he would be willing to compete against Tyson, to which he said: “Of course.
“To box Mike Tyson, I would love that. Are you kidding me? Why would I not do something like that.”
“Of course, I think I would win”, he said when asked about what the outcome of the bout would be.
“If [Tyson] he whooped my a**, I would [just] laugh at the whole scenario.”
White then insisted he would be willing to pit his wits against the former world heavyweight champion for free.
He also claimed that the exhibition contest could happen as early as next week.