José Ribalta went ten rounds against Mike Tyson, which is commendable; though whenever a fighter goes that many rounds, it always proves to be a good learning experience for them, so Mike Tyson took away a lot from that fight. Today he fights Alfonso Ratliff who is an ex champion at cruiserweight, so he definitely has some pedigree behind him.
After racking up the rounds in his last fight, Mike Tyson steps up against Alfonso Ratliff.
This fight starts off with a lot of quick movements, not a lot of punching however. Mike Tyson realises that Alfonso Ratliff is a very mobile customer, so he’ll need to create traps for him, if he ever hopes to get him out of there. For Alfonso Ratliff, he’ll need to establish distance and work that jab.