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Mike Tyson VS Mike Tyson

Jimmy Fallon persuades Mike Tyson to take on his Nintendo self in Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!

Here is a little background on the classic video game for those too young to have played it…

Back in 1986, Nintendo founder and former president Minoru Arakawa attended a boxing match featuring future heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. While watching the boxer fight, Arakawa became so astonished with the athlete’s “power and skill”, he was inspired to use his name and likeness in the upcoming port of the Punch-Out!! series to help the game sell well.

Mike Tyson’s Punch Out!! (NES) Full No Undefeated Playthrough

Ed is a graduate of SUNY College At Old Westbury. He is currently the New York Knicks Beat Writer for Hoops Habit. Ed also works for MLB Advanced Media and CBS Radio's "1010 WINS" in New York City. He is the founder of Keeping It Real Sports LLC

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