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Can you believe it has been 26 years since Nintendo released Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out? Kids like me were introduced to the joy of battling characters like Glass Joe, Soda Popinski and Don Flamenco in the comfort of their own homes. Training with Little Mac and firing through the roster of characters just to try for a chance to face Mike Tyson himself was a daily ritual for me and many.   I can vividly remember the first time I got to the end of the game and had to face Tyson.  I was so nervous that I paused the game for like an hour just to let my thumbs rest up for the big bout.

Sadly it would appear that the champ himself didn’t partake in such joy.  Mike Tyson played his very own game for the first time the other night on Fox Sports 1.  This is unfathomable to me because I have spent many hours crafting my very likeness into many video games, so there’s no doubt that I wouldn’t have waited 26 years to play a game that had me in it.

 

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