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Video: Mike Tyson hilariously boxes himself in the 1987 classic ‘Punch-Out’ for NES

Updated Oct 29th, 2014 7:40PM EDT
Mike Tyson Plays Punch Out Tonight Show
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On Tuesday night, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon invited former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson on to the show. The highlight of the night, however, came after the interview when Fallon decided he’d like to see what would happen if the retired boxer faced off against the digital Mike Tyson in the classic NES game Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!

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“I would be killed, man,” Tyson says. “He beats everybody. I met one little kid, around 10 years old, who said he beat me.”

Watching this video will bring back some of the frustrations kids in the ’80s and ’90s experienced trying over and over to beat Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to see Mike Tyson pick up a controller and box himself, then this video is for you.

Watch the gaming match in all its glory in the clip embedded below:

Jeff Sorensen is a technology enthusiast who contributes smart device content, perspectives, and opinions. He is passionate about Apple products and Google services.