Julius Francis is open to going through Mike Tyson in an exhibition rematch after revealing his safety license has been revoked.
Francis, 57, went viral on social media for knocking out an indignant man throughout a shift as a safety guarad at BoxPark in London.
The one-punch hammer blow, which incapacitated the individual concerned immediately, has been considered hundreds of thousands of occasions world wide.
Regardless of BoxPark head Roger Wade defending Francis for his actions, the previous British heavyweight champion advised TMZ he can not do his job.
“The safety authority business known as the SIA truly suspended my licence to work,” he stated in an interview with TMZ from his residence.
“I can’t work in the intervening time, so I’m making an attempt to get that sorted so I can get again to work as quickly as doable.”
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As he waits for a remaining choice on whether or not he can renew his crowd management duties, Francis said he’d be open to a battle with Tyson once more.
The pair first met in 2000 on the MEN Enviornment in Manchester. Tyson put Francis, who famously worse commercials on the soles of his sneakers, down 4 occasions.
Nonetheless, Francis can be prepared to share a hoop with Tyson once more if the cash was proper.
“If there’s a promoter that’s prepared to advertise a sanctioned struggle. I by no means have favored speaking about cash, however they may give you a good provide, then who is aware of?
“I’m going to place it on the market. I’m going to say, ‘Sure. Sure, we are able to have a rematch.’ I don’t know if anyone will watch it, however I’m going to say, ‘Sure.’”
Former professional boxer Julius Francis tells TMZ Sports activities he is right down to struggle Mike Tyson in a rematch — 22 years after they first fought. https://t.co/BPj7vVfiqe
— TMZ Sports activities (@TMZ_Sports) June 22, 2022
An investigation into whether or not Francis acted lawfully when subduing the person with an almight proper hand KO concluded in a swift method. Francis defined how issues went down with the Met. Police.
“I used to be taken to the police station and was there for about four-and-a-half hours,” the Briton defined.
“However they stated no additional motion can be taken on this case. That’s due to the statements from my supervisor and individuals who had been are on the door.
“They checked out our CCTV and noticed what occurred.”
It’s a protracted shot, however Tyson vs. Francis 2 has a really quick shelf life. If Mike desires to get it completed, he has mere weeks to take action till the Julius Francis story loses traction.
Tyson has been within the headlines himself for beating up a fan on an airplane. “The Baddest Man” additionally confronted no prison motion.
WBN Editor Phil has over ten years of boxing information expertise. Observe WBN on Twitter @WorldBoxingNews.