“All mama’s boys, afraid of their mother”: Mike Tyson’s Insights on Conquerers Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan Left Joe Rogan Stunned

Mike Tyson's Insights on Conquerers Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan Left Joe Rogan Stunned
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Despite being one of the most controversial sportspersons, Mike Tyson has always been considered one of the greatest men in the sport. He was the undisputed champion for a long time and often flaunted a conqueror mindset in his personality. When the boxer spoke with podcaster Joe Rogan on his show, the host was shocked to see the boxer having a deep interest in the history of characters like Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan.

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Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson

When Mike Tyson spoke on The Joe Rogan Experience, Rogan was quite surprised to see how ‘the Baddest Man on the Planet’ looked so deeply invested and interested in the history of legendary personalities in history. It was evident from his words that Tyson was interested and these stories moved him very much as well.

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Mike Tyson showed his historical knowledge to Joe Rogan

Mike Tyson and Joe Rogan
Mike Tyson and Joe Rogan

The 57-year-old boxer has made a huge name for himself for not only his achievements in the boxing ring but also his off-stage antics. Even though his career has been widely controversial, he has always shown an unbreakable mindset. Appearing in The Joe Rogan Experience, Mike Tyson spoke about several historical warriors and shared insights on them which even caught the host by surprise.

Mike Tyson shared that reading about the historical characters has made him realize that they were all “mama’s boys” and were afraid of their mothers very much. He took the names of some of the greatest warriors like Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan.

“Found out that the greatest ones the best the most political ones were all Mama’s Boys. Really. Yeah afraid of their mother. Napoleon, Alexander. You know me. Genghis”

Tyson explained how they highly respected their mothers but many fans on online platforms have pointed out many facts to be not completely true. However, Joe Rogan looked highly fascinated. Mike Tyson also admitted how he has been highly influenced by these characters.

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Joe Rogan on Mike Tyson’s historical knowledge

Mike Tyson in the boxing ring
Mike Tyson in the boxing ring

Even after following a captivating conversation with Mike Tyson, Joe Rogan couldn’t stop speaking highly about him. He also took to his other interviews to speak about the Rocky Balboa actor. When Rogan brought a stand-up comedian Yannis Pappas to The JRE 1799, he explained to him about the boxer and how his thought process is highly influenced by these historical heroes.

“Back when he[Mike Tyson] was fighting, he read a lot about like conquerors and like he and I got into a long discussion about um Genghis Khan. Like he knows his real name, Temüjin. He ratted off all this data on Genghis Khan. He’s read extensively on Alexander The Great and all these crazy conquerors.”

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Joe Rogan added that Tyson has also implemented his learnings in his fighting-

“Like that mindset, he, like, applied a lot of their historical uh, writings and all the things that you learn about these conquerors. He applied that to his fighting”. 

Now even though the accuracy of the statements is debatable, it can’t be denied that Mike Tyson has been one of the best in the sport and has never shied away to present his A-Game.

Source: The Joe Rogan Experience (via YouTube | Spotify)

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Written by Subham Mandal

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Subham Mandal is currently working as a content writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. He has written more than 1000 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.