Mike Tyson is confident he could beat Conor McGregor in a boxing ring, but the Octagon is an entirely different animal that the boxing legend wouldn’t attempt to try.
The 54-year-old former heavyweight champion was asked if would ever face McGregor in a mixed martial arts fight Tuesday on “The Dan Patrick Show,” and said it would likely lead to him tapping out.
“I don’t think I want to do that, and not because Conor might kick my ass,” Tyson said. “Just the fact that Conor has the right to step on my feet, and if anybody steps on my feet I’m tapping out.”
The exchange starts at the 2:30 mark:
In the midst of that conversation, Tyson said if McGregor were to step on his feet outside the ring, police and lawyers would have to be involved.
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