Published: January 31, 2005
McGirt – “Tyson will be ready in April”
Mike Tyson could return to action as early as the month of April, according to new trainer Buddy McGirt.
Tyson has been working out at former world champ turn trainer
McGirt’s gym for the last three weeks and, despite reports that the
former champion is depressed and defeatist, wants to resume his in-ring
“Mike is working out and is feeling good,” McGirt told SecondsOut. “He’s looking forward to fighting again,
The world-renowned trainer, a two-time recipient of the SecondsOut
Trainer of the Year Award is reluctant to talk in depth about his new
charge but said Tyson was in decent shape.
Williams is looking to get back a world ranking after his heavy
defeat to WBC champ Vitali Klitschko in December; he would be very
interested in a rematch with Tyson.
But McGirt said: “Mike hasn’t spoken to me about Williams or
whoever. He’s just training hard right now but he’s not too far off
boxing again. We’re working on things and he could be ready to fight
again in two months if he wants to.”