Mike Tyson reveals his 2021 diet, including favorite vegan food and meat

Mike Tyson, 55, is still fit enough to step into the boxing ring and trade tedders. He faced former two-division champion Roy Jones Jr. at an exhibition in 2020, after a 15-year hiatus from professional boxing. Hence, this verifies that Tyson has followed a lifestyle like an athlete.

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Although “Iron” has admitted to being a regular smoker now, he still watches his diet and fitness exercises. He shocked several people by revealing his gigantic physique before the Roy Jones fight. Meanwhile, several other fighters have called him in and a good salary can bring ‘Iron’ back to action.

Amidst all of this, Tyson also leads a busy life outside of the ring and recently revealed the diet that helps him keep everything going. While he followed a very strict eating habit in his prime time, the former heavyweight champion still follows it today.

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In an exclusive interaction with Westword, when asked about his current diet, Tyson said: “Mostly rice and beans. Could be an impossible burger. Maybe bison.
“I eat very little meat; probably like 2% of my food is meat. I think it would be refried beans or hummus.

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Well, a 20 year old Mike Tyson clearly didn’t eat that easy. To keep up with his intense workout and training, Cus D’Amato provided the best for his student, and Mike Tyson had to push his limits to hone his prowess. Here’s what a top-notch Tyson’s diet looked like.

What did a first Mike Tyson eat at the time?

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According to reports, Tyson had a four-meal-a-day plan. He also had his cheat meals but was constantly watched by his trainer, Cus. His cheat meals included ice cream and Cap’n Crunch cereal. He used to start his day with oatmeal, milk, and vitamin supplements. His lunch included chicken breast, rice and orange juice. He used to eat steaks, pasta and orange juice for dinner.

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – JULY 21: Mike Tyson and Don King celebrate Tyson’s victory over Carl Williams for the WBA, WBC and IBF heavyweight titles on July 21, 1989 at Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Tyson won the fight with a first round knockout. (Photo by Focus on Sport / Getty Images)

Intensive training of cardio and boxing exercises topped it all off. No wonder Tyson saw the heights of his physical prime.

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Despite the drug use in between and the lack of form, Tyson has regained a good mood and is still watching what he eats.

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