Mike Tyson: McBride who last defeated the ex-heavyweight now cuts down trees

Mike Tyson: McBride who last defeated the ex-heavyweight now cuts down trees

- Mike Tyson's last opponent Kevin McBride now cuts down trees to earn a living

- The Irishman stopped the Baddest Man on the Planet in the eighth round in 2005

- McBride claims he is happy people still talk about the fight because of Tyson's comeback

Mike Tyson last stepped into the ring 15 years ago against Kevin McBride and suffered a sixth-round knockout.

But the Baddest Man on the Planet is staging a return into the squared-circle for an exhibition fight that has excited fans around the world.

But the long-forgotten Irish fighter McBride has now come into the picture as the last man that defeated one of the most feared man in the sport during his prime.

The 47-year-old's life has not gone well as he explained that he makes a living from cutting down trees.

"I work with a tree surgeon now. He has me dropping trees, clearing snow, shouting 'timber' and all that. It is good.

"It keeps me busy. My job is I pick things up and I put things down," McBride told Daily Mail.

McBride also stated that his famous victory over Tyson was a forgotten matter is now being talked about ever since his former opponent announced his comeback.

"It is coming up more often at the moment because every time they say about him making a comeback, they say I was the last guy to beat him.

"I like that. I don't sit around re-watching the fight but someone put a clip on Facebook recently and I saw it - dream come true, isn't it?"

After beating Tyson in 2005, McBride signed up with promoter Don King but lost six of his next seven fights before retiring.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Mike Tyson and Donald Trump were once business associates but the relationship seems to have gone sour after the former heavyweight champion asked the current US president about sleeping with his wife.

Tim O'Brien who authored the book TrumpNation claims the former knockout artist confronted Trump about having an affair with Tyson's ex-wife Robin Givens.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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