Tyson’s current podcast, ‘Hot Boxin’, has proved a popular avenue for many fight enthusiasts.
And on top of that, political figures have made an appearance with Tyson. Robert F. Kennedy was one such example of someone who sat opposite Tyson.
This link arrives in the background of Trump making a run for the presidency in 2024, as the presidential hopeful seeks to broaden his appeal across the electorate and target those who are ‘less politically active.’
Trump is no stranger to combat sports, having attended numerous UFC events. Not only that but according to ‘The Washington Post,’ Trump received an estimated $2.5 million for commentating on a boxing match.
A revised version of his tax filing showed that Trump had been paid from Triller Legends II in Hollywood, Florida.
The payment was reportedly for Trump’s commentary on the boxing match between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort, which commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Triller Legends II did confirm the payment.
“The payment made to Trump for his commentary was consistent with the fees typically received by celebrity commentators,” Triller Legends II
Although Trump seeks to broaden his appeal, will it resonate with boxing fans and the electorate?