White: Mike Tyson is the 'Justin Bieber' for grown men

 

Mike Tyson was a big part of the UFC 160 fight weekend, whether it was on stage at the weigh-ins, inside the octagon, being mentioned in interviews, or even deciding fight night bonuses. Several fighters talked about Tyson in their post-fight interviews with Joe Rogan. According to UFC President Dana White, Tyson brings out a child like fandom from even grown men and professional fighters;

"What are we going to do, say 'no' to Mike Tyson? I wasn't about to argue with him…. He had fun this weekend. He's the Justin Bieber for grown men who like fighting -- he makes everybody go crazy. He's fun to watch fights with, he's fun to hang around with. I like having him around."

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MisterMr site profile image  

5/26/13 7:41 PM by MisterMr

Never put Mike Tyson's name in the same sentence as...Justin Bieber.Even if you mean it in a positive way Uncle!

Mojo514 site profile image  

5/26/13 7:41 PM by Mojo514

Mike Tyson is tha fuckin man, justin beiber is a fruit cup that should NEVER b mentioned next to tha legendary 'Iron' Mike Tyson, that is all

subd site profile image  

5/26/13 6:33 PM by subd

Surprisingly okay with this.

ssj site profile image  

5/26/13 6:26 PM by ssj

TYSON fan

nomad1974 site profile image  

5/26/13 1:57 PM by nomad1974

nigga, YOU gay!

KingofBJJ site profile image  

5/26/13 1:44 PM by KingofBJJ

Justin Bieber?  Really?  You couldn't use another analogy other than a closet gay hiding behind pretty girls and hip hop clothing, who will be found lurking in freeway men's restrooms like George Michael in 10 years?

morse site profile image  

5/26/13 1:40 PM by morse

+1

mdfmma123 site profile image  

5/26/13 1:24 PM by mdfmma123

Voted up, fren.

Frozenropes site profile image  

5/26/13 1:24 PM by Frozenropes

hahahahaha!

KingHeisenberg site profile image  

5/26/13 1:14 PM by KingHeisenberg

A few years ago I ran into Tyson outside of a circle k in Tempe AZ at around 10 and he was being swarmed by people wanting a pic and autograph. He was so nice and made sure everyone got a pic then hopped in his H2 with the biggest bodyguard I have ever seen.