Tyrone Spong’s fight sports activities profession has been in a bizarre state of flux these days. The previous star kickboxer made a transfer over to boxing again in 2015, after a short flirtation with MMA, racking up a 14-0 unbeaten file (and gaining the WBO & WBC Latino heavyweight titles within the course of) in opposition to the sort of competitors that will get somebody a 14-0 unbeaten file with zero fanfare.
Having not competed within the ring since 2019, nevertheless, the now 37-year-old stepped again into the cage in 2022 for a struggle in opposition to fellow longtime fight sports activities veteran Sergei Kharitonov. His bout in opposition to the ‘Paratrooper’ led to a TKO loss within the second spherical. So what’s the ‘King of the Ring’ been as much as within the time since? Catching bigass snakes for no motive, apparently.
In a video posted to his Instagram account, Spong confirmed off his anaconda dealing with expertise—nabbing the large constrictor from out of the grass on the facet of the highway in his dwelling nation of Suriname.
It’s days like this once I actually miss having Mookie round.
Extra wild than his snake charming expertise, nevertheless, is that lovely mop of curly hair. To assume what Spong has been denying us for all these years.
In regards to the creator: Zane Simon is a senior editor, author and podcaster for Bloody Elbow. Host of the MMA Vivisection and sixth Spherical, he has coated MMA and the UFC since 2013.(full bio)