Mike Tyson admits he would 'love' Evander Holyfield trilogy clash as he eyes more exhibition fights aged 54

MIKE TYSON has revealed he would 'love' an Evander Holyfield trilogy fight as he targets more exhibition fights – at the age of 54.

Iron Mike is in training to fight Roy Jones Jr in California on November 28 after coming out of retirement.

Tyson's original decision to step back in the ring this year was followed by Holyfield getting on the comeback trail – and demanding a trilogy with his old foe.

Many thought the two greats would get it on again – 23 years after Tyson controversially bit off part of the Real Deal's ear.

In the first fight between the pair Holyfield won in the 11th round by TKO.

But the Real Deal never got to fight the Baddest Man on the Planet in his prime.

Holyfield, 58, has made it clear he would like to fight Tyson again, having become only the second man to defeat him with victory in 1996.

And now the former undisputed heavyweight champion – and one of the greatest boxers of all time – has concurred.

Iron Mike said: "That’s always something that we can do if the people want it, if it’s pragmatic enough, I’d love to do it."

In an interview with Monday Night Football in the USA, Tyson also indicated to interviewer Jim Gray that he would consider a major title fight.

He said: "Man, that would be a novelty. Me using my skills, matching my skills now against the best heavyweights in the world, that would be mind-boggling.”

Jones is 51 so the pair take 105 years between them in the ring for their match-up.

However, age is but a number to the Baddest Man on the Planet.

He said: “‘Old guys’ – that word don’t even make sense. ‘Old’. It’s just a new time, a new thinking period in our lives.

"This is what we want to do. Sometimes the gods of war, they revive you and say, ‘You have to do more’.

"Now I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t prepare for this. I box people to see if I’m able do this stuff, so I can do this stuff.”

Tyson has lost nearly five stone as he gets into prime condition to fight Jones.

Iron Mike, who operates a cannabis farm in California, last fought professionally in 2005.

He also held exhibition matches in 2006 in an ill-fated comeback.

But he has revealed he plans three more fights after dispatching Jones this month.

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