Watch: Mike Tyson trains tennis stars Serena Williams and Coco Gauff in boxing

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Image Courtesy: Instagram(@miketyson/@cocogauff)
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Its been 14 years since the world has seen the legendary Mike Tyson in action. The undisputed world heavyweight champion has been the pinnacle of boxing, anyone can guess how much talent it would take  to impress the legend himself? Well, ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ has been wowed by none other than the legendary Serena Williams and the teenage prodigy Coo Gauff, the tennis stars who’s punches with the gloves have left the former boxer in awe.

Image Courtesy: Instagram(@miketyson/@cocogauff)

Last week, the 53 year old posted a video on his official Twitter handle @MikeTyson, where the hall of fame was seen training Serena with a punching bag. The former world No. 1 tennis star’s punches landed so heavy that Tyson called her ‘Greatest Of All Time’.

Check the clip here-

The video, captioned ‘Wouldn’t want to get in the ring with this GOAT’ by Tyson, shows Serena in boxing gloves receiving some tips from Tyson, and landing heavy hits on the bag, with her well known grunt that the current world no. 10 is renowned for in the tennis court.

Senera’s fans were overwhelmed by the 39 Grand Slam title holder’s prowess as a boxer. Some even expressed that the tennis star could have been a successful professional boxer.

However, the record 23 times singles champions Serena wasn’t the only tennis star that Tyson was training.

In another video posted on Twitter on the same day, American starlet Coco Gauff was seen doing the same drill with Tyson, whom he referred to as ‘Future GOAT’. Check it out below-

Tyson tweeted: “Future GOAT 15 year old WTA @CocoGauff Awesome example of kindness, courage and tenacity. Look out for what she does in 2020″

At an age of 15, Coco is the youngest ranked player the Women’s Tennis Association currently at her career highest of 68. She gathered attention after defeating Venus Williams this year in the first round of Wimbledon.

After making her debut in March 2019 at the Miami Open, Gauff won her first WTA singles title at the 2019 Upper Austria Ladies Linz tournament back in October, defeating Jeļena Ostapenko of Latvia 6–3, 1–6, 6–2 in the final.

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