‘It’s like headbutting a beehive’ – Joe Rogan reacts to Mike Tyson hitting passenger on plane


Joe Rogan has shared his thoughts on footage of Mike Tyson during an altercation with a man on a plane.

The video shows a man sitting behind Tyson on a plane continually taunting the former undisputed heavyweight champion until Tyson reacted and repeatedly punched his fellow traveler, leaving him bloodied.

Tyson was never far from controversy during his fighting days
AFP

“It’s very simple: this guy was an asshole.” Rogan said in a recent episode of his podcast.

“He was annoying one of the meanest shit mothers to ever walk the face of the earth.

“That’s so stupid!” That’s not even kicking a beehive. It’s like breaking – it’s headbutting a beehive.

“If you’re standing where Mike Tyson leans into the back of an airplane seat and punches you in the face, I think you’ve probably earned it.

“People are going crazy. They think just because he’s Mike Tyson, he’s famous, he can’t hit you.

“You are pissing him off! He’ll just f****** hit you like a normal person would.


'It's like headbutting a beehive' - Joe Rogan reacts to Mike Tyson hitting passenger on plane
White also defended Tyson after he had his own in-flight issues with the ex-boxer
Getty Images – Getty

Rogan isn’t the only famous face to have backed Tyson since the incident, as we’ve also seen Jake Paul backing the legendary fighter.

He said: “If you’re heckled in public like Mike Tyson, you should legally get a pass to beat someone’s ass.

“This generation thinks they can get away with anything.”

UFC President Dana White also chimed in, posting, “Hey dummies, for future reference this is how you stay alive when you meet Mike Tyson on a plane.”

White accompanied the tweet with a humorous video of an interaction between the duo.

talkSPORT Quiz

'It's like headbutting a beehive' - Joe Rogan reacts to Mike Tyson hitting passenger on plane

talkSPORT’s new sports quiz is live!

Win fortnightly cash prizes with talkSPORT’s new sports trivia game.

Enter today HERE for your chance to win £2,500 CASH!

All you need to do is answer at least three quiz questions correctly for a chance to enter the main draw.

If you play everyday you could win one of our daily prizes, so what are you waiting for?

Own the game and join talkSPORT Trivia today.

Play now HERE

18+. Terms and conditions and contest rules apply. See full details here.




Sports

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
Back to top button