There haven’t been any official announcements about a new Punch-Out!! game, but Mike Tyson recently Tweeted something that has got fans thinking. “Heard @Nintendo was doing the new “Punch Out” without even contacting me. it wont be the same. my knockouts made the game. thats whack,” said Tyson. So far, this franchise started in the arcade as simply Punch-Out!!, which was followed by a sequel Super Punch-Out!!. It has since spanned home consoles, including an SNES and Super Famicom sequel Super Punch-Out!! and a Wii sequel Punch-Out!!. Read more for a video of Mike Tyson trying to beat himself in the original Punch-Out!! game and additional information.
“Tyson signed a three-year contract for his likeness to be used in the original game, although it wouldn’t be renewed and saw him eventually replaced by a fictional character called Mr. Dream. Following various sequels, Nintendo has been fairly quiet on the Punch-Out series, with the last mainline game in the franchise coming out back in 2009 for the Wii,” reports Game Rant.