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Man challenges Mike Tyson to fight at bar and PULLS GUN, but wisely puts weapon away and receives hug from former heavyweight champion

Man challenges Mike Tyson to fight at bar and PULLS GUN, but wisely puts weapon away and receives hug from former heavyweight champion

A video has emerged showing a man pulling out a gun at a bar in Hollywood on Tuesday night after reportedly challenging Mike Tyson to a fight.

Tyson was in attendance at the rooftop bar to watch a small comedy show, but ended up at the centre of a scary situation which nobody in the venue saw coming.

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Video footage obtained by TMZ shows the man interrupting the show and approaching the former heavyweight champion.

It’s not audible exactly what was said, but eye witness accounts have claimed he was challenging Tyson to a fight so that he would be able to ‘upgrade my status’.

‘Iron Mike’ refused to engage with the man and soon another man – claimed to be the host – intervened and got between them.

The host is heard shouting: “What the f*** are you doing? Get the f*** out of here. I’m not playing with you, get out of here.”

He shoved the challenger away from Tyson and was seemingly about to throw him out, when he pulled a gun.

In a scary moment, the person filming ducked down under a table as he saw the weapon withdrawn.

Tyson is the former undisputed heavyweight world champion and one of the most famous people in the world

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Tyson is the former undisputed heavyweight world champion and one of the most famous people in the world

There were gasps heard around the establishment.

Thankfully, the man quickly had a change of heart though and put his weapon away.

Tyson kept his cool throughout the entire situation.

The man then walked back towards Tyson, who gave him a hug before he left.

It’s understood that police were not called at any point.

Tony Bellew reacted on social media on Wednesday night as he said: “Nothing Mike won’t have experienced before I’m sure.”

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Source: Culled From Talksport.

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