Mike Tyson’s opponent after Jake Paul could possibly be a former NFL teammate of Patrick Mahomes

The much-anticipated battle between Mike Tyson and Jake Paul lastly has a brand new date. AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas will host the fully-sanctioned skilled bout on Nov. 15, when former heavyweight champion Tyson will make his return to the ring after 19 years to tackle former YouTube star Paul — a fighter 30 years Tyson’s junior.

However many followers need to know what Tyson’s plans are after the battle, given the 57-year-old’s latest ulcer flare-up and the extraordinary curiosity in his bout with Paul. Nothing is finalized, however a former NFL star has submitted his candidacy to be Tyson’s subsequent challenger if Iron Mike decides to proceed his unlikely boxing comeback.

Le’Veon Bell challenges Iron Mike

Former All-Professional operating again Le’Veon Bell was among the many NFL’s greatest rushers in his prime. A powerful and explosive again, Bell performed with each Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady (in Tampa Bay) throughout his eight-year soccer profession. However Bell has discovered a brand new calling within the ring and has launched into a professional boxing profession — and his ambition has led him to Tyson.

Bell took to X (previously Twitter) to ask Tyson to spar with him, although Bell has simply three fights’ price of expertise underneath his belt. The 32-year-old misplaced to former MMA star Uriah Corridor in his maiden skilled bout in 2022 earlier than successful his subsequent two.

Bell rushed for 1,000 yards thrice in his NFL profession, however he was by no means fairly the identical after he held out for the whole lot of the 2018 season as a result of a contract dispute with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He sat out the 2022 season as effectively with a purpose to start his boxing profession and to undertake way of life modifications following his physically-demanding stint as an NFL operating again.

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