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Mike Tyson reveals girls would never go near him in Russia as he was surrounded by ‘mean-looking Russians with AK47s’

MIKE TYSON has revealed he found it hard to attract girls in Russia because he was surrounded by 'mean-looking Russians with AK47s'.

The boxing legend made a grand return to the sport at the age of 54 at the weekend when he drew with fellow Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr.

Now Iron Mike has decided to reminisce about the glory days when he ruled the heavyweight division with brutality.

His worldwide appeal took him to visit Moscow - but he was never alone as he explored the country.

Speaking on his Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson podcast, he explained: "If I go to Russia, right, I go to Russia, I don’t mind if there’s an entourage—they got M16s, AK47s.

“And I’d say, ‘Listen, the girls are not going to come over here if you have the guns, could you guys just put the guns in the car?’

"So I don’t even go out with the Russians. Bulletproof cars, yeah, we’re in bulletproof cars! This is not fun!

"They don’t wanna hang out with us, we got all these guns and these mean-looking f***ing Russians. They don’t wanna hang out with us.”

Tyson went on to say that despite his pleading, the security teams stayed silent and refused to leave his side.

He added: “Well the government tells them to stay with us.

“They don’t listen to us, they just follow us. They don’t even listen to what the f— I say!

"They just follow us, and I’m begging them, please, just go, no please, don’t come in the club, just wait outside. Nah, they just follow you in the club.”

Tyson is firmly back in the public eye with his stunning body transformation and return to boxing.

He drew with Jones Jr at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but many thought he was unlucky not to win.

And he has confirmed he will continue to have more exhibition fights too.

Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones - Round by round

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