Watch as Mike Tyson Tries to Defeat Himself in NES Classic Punch-Out!! on The Tonight Show

on October 29, 2014 12:11 PM

While Little Mac has been making the rounds in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS & Wii U, the classic NES title Punch-Out!! had a moment to shine on national television, thanks to Jimmy Fallon and Mike Tyson, himself.

As a guest on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, host Jimmy Fallon urged on Tyson to face one of the most difficult opponents of his boxing career: himself. Setting up the former heavyweight champion with an NES controller and a copy of the original Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!, you can check out the full video below for a look at how Mike Tyson was able to try and best himself in the boxing ring.

Spoiler Alert: it didn’t end well – but, you can check out the full clip from last night’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to see for yourself:

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Ryan is the Features Editor at DualShockers, with over five years' experience in the world of video games culture and writing. He holds a BA in English & Cinema from Binghamton University, and lives in New York City.