A 49-year-old retired boxer is trying to pick a $115 million fight with Mike Tyson — claiming “The Hangover” star hijacked his “Iron Mike” nickname 25 years ago.
The other “Iron” man is Mike Landrum — a former professional fighter who claims he coined the nickname “Iron Mike” before he turned pro in 1983. Tyson started fighting professionally in 1985.
Landrum has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles, claiming he owns the trademark to the nickname “Iron Mike” — and therefore, Tyson infringed on his rights by using the nickname throughout his boxing career.
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