Mike Tyson To Continue Being Batshit Crazy at Miami WWE Hall of Fame Induction
It's time to bust out those earmuffs, watch out for free-roaming tigers, and start designing your own facial tattoo. Mike Tyson will reportedly be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during WrestleMania's stint at American Airlines Arena in March.
The boxer, ear-biter, and bro-comedy scene stealer told TMZ, "I am honored to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. I was the youngest heavyweight champion of all time, but the most fun I ever had in the ring was with WWE."
We're excited -- not just because Tyson's a legend, but because it's all going down in Miami, and this town only makes weird people wackier. And as athletes go, Tyson's one of the wackiest. If these moments are any indication, you can expect some serious insanity when Iron Mike takes the stage.
We've always recognized the homoerotic overtones in professional wrestling, and here's a prime example. Tyson's expression when Steve Austin tells a stadium full of fans, "I want a piece of Mike Tyson's ass" is priceless. (The bird-flipping and fist-fighting at the end is pretty awesome too.)
Y'know what's so great about Tyson? He is as amusing to himself as he is to all of us. The first 20 seconds of this clip consist solely of Tyson bobbing his head and repeating the word "yeah." It's oddly mesmerizing.
Will someone please, please make us a ringtone of Tyson singing "In the Air Tonight"? We'd like it to play every time our grandma calls.
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You know we couldn't leave this one out. The commentator says it all: "I'm beginning to think Tyson is a confused individual." Y'think? How many people can you think of who've actually bit a dude's ear off -- in any situation, let alone in a public sports arena? When it comes to cannibalism in boxing, there can be only one.
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