In a delightful and unexpected twist, the legendary Mike Tyson showcased his lighter side by engaging in a lip-sync performance of Salt-N-Pepa’s iconic hit, “Push It.” In 2020, the 57-year-old former boxing pro brought his comedic flair to the Lip Sync Battle stage, a platform renowned for hosting some of the entertainment industry’s biggest names. The show, celebrated for its eclectic mix of dance and lip-sync performances, featured Tyson delivering a memorable rendition of ‘Push It.’
The old video, which was reposted by BET Soul Train Awards 2023, captured Tyson’s entertaining take on the Salt-N-Pepa classic and quickly became a sensation. The clip of Tyson dancing left audiences in stitches with his infectious energy and unexpected dancing skills. The boxer energetically bounced around the stage, microphone in hand, delivering the lyrics as the crowd cheered and applauded. Adding to the entertainment, Chrissy Teigen joined in the fun, showcasing her dance moves from the DJ booth. The video has resurfaced again and the fans can’t get over it.
The fans are head over heels for Mike Tyson’s dancing
One of the fans talked about how it’s great to see ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ giving his best to put up a great show. Making the ‘Push It’ song feel like classic hip-hop seemed commendable. They wrote, “Mike Tyson is a legendary boxer, but this video proves he can also put on a show. He turned Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” into a classic hip-hop performance!”
Another fan stated that this man can be found doing anything, and nobody can say anything bad about it. They wrote, “You gotta love Mike Tyson gonna tell this man nothing ain’t nobody.” One fan stated that Mike Tyson is a treasure the world needs. They wrote, “Lmfaooo i never knew i needed this mike your a treasure.” A fan made a joke about how Tyson looked like he was fighting himself rather than dancing. They wrote, “Seems like Mike was fighting himself Good job on effort.”
A YouTube user mentioned that due to this performance, the popularity of Salt-N-Pepa increased. They wrote, “Sales for this Salt-N-Pepa classic just tripped in sales. Thanks Mike!” The fans were amazed by the performance of Mike Tyson. However, recently he has also performed on one of the promotions of a song that charted on Billboard’s top list.
Mike Tyson promoted a song through his dance
Recently, the legendary former professional boxer Mike Tyson collaborated with the rising star in Música Mexicana, Peso Pluma, in a collaborative effort to promote Peso’s latest studio album, Genesis.
In a brief promotional video released on the album’s launch day, Mike Tyson is portrayed as agitated, pacing around a living room while engaged in a heated phone conversation. After hanging up, he receives a text from Peso Pluma, inviting him to listen to a track from the new album, specifically mentioning, “Listen to track 9 ‘Lady Gaga,’ let me know what you think.“Tyson’s immediate reaction to the collaboration with Gabito Ballesteros and Junior H is exuberant, exclaiming, “Ahhh, it’s my s**t!” and enthusiastically performing the signature Peso Pluma dance.
In a concluding endorsement, Tyson declares, “My boy Peso Pluma’s album Genesis is out now. Kill em’ Peso!” So, Tyson is living life after retirement and he showcased how to have a good time.