Mike Tyson made a huge entrance at a wrestling pay per view – by ripping off his shirt on stage to stop WWE legend Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts from interfering with the match.
The Baddest Man on the Planet was meant to be presenting the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) winners with their prize but instead got slap, bang in the middle of the action.
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Cody Rhodes and Lance Archer had gone head-to-head to become the first-ever TNT Champion at AEW Double or Nothing on Saturday night.
And Iron Mike, 53, – who is set to announce his comeback opponent this week – exploded on to the scene as he got involved with the action.
Fans were totally in awe as Tyson did his thing.
One wrestling fan, Kenny Macintosh, tweeted: “Yassss. Mike Tyson thwarting Jake The Snake. This is a sentence in 2020 and I’m here for it #AEWDoN”
And with Roberts carrying his snake in the sack, another fan, Adam Russo, said: “I was genuinely expecting him to punch the bag.”
Rhodes and Archer had continued their hate-fuelled bitterness leading up to the match.
Archer was a ‘student’ of ultimate baddie Roberts – who was armed with his trademark sack containing a live snake.
With Archer destroying all in his path, Tyson took another step into wrestling folklore.
He clashed with Archer again and again – before Roberts stepped in and got involved.
And Tyson showed he meant business by ripping his shirt off, making Roberts quickly back down.
Fans might have wanted the former undisputed heavyweight champion to knock Roberts and Archer both out.
Instead he lifted Rhodes’ hand to signal the winner and then handed him his title.
Tyson, set for a return to the boxing ring possibly against old foe Evander Holyfield, had earlier sat ringside and was totally gripped by the action before him.
The boxing legend told Lil Wayne on his Young Money Radio show: “I’m feeling better than I’ve ever felt in my life. God has been merciful to me man. I’m gonna get on with it, I’m looking good. Yo Wayne, I’m 230 [pounds] right now!
“Man I’m just getting ready you know, I’m just getting ready to help some people out who are less fortunate than me.”
This story originally appeared on The Sun and is reproduced with permission.