Mike Tyson Training with Tool’s Maynard James Keenan

Publish Date
Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 9:28AM

Legendary boxer Mike Tyson trained at Maynard James Keenan's Brazilian jiu-jitsu gym in Arizona.

Keenan is a brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and according to his bio on Verde Valley's website, he's been practicing the martial art since 1996. BJJ Fanatics notes that a brown belt is "often times able to display all of the skill and execution of a black belt," as it is the final step before attaining the black belt.

According to one of Keenan's social media posts from over the weekend, Tyson has been training at the gym he co-founded in the Arizona town of Cottonwood called Verde Valley BJJ

The post uploaded to Instagram was captioned ..

"Honored to have @miketyson grace our small town academy, @verdevalleybjj. His Training Camp for @jakepaul vs @miketyson began under our roof," Keenan wrote in the caption of the post. "Gonna be bragging about that for a bit. Long after y'all are tired of hearing about it. Deal w it."

Mike Tyson the 57 year-old championship winning boxer is of course gearing up to fight 27-year-old former Youtuber Jake Paul, in Texas on July 20th and will air on Netflix. Paul dubbed the upcoming bout “The biggest fight in history”.


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