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Eminem Got His Butt Kicked By A 14-Year-Old Boxer

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Eminem Got His Butt Kicked By A 14-Year-Old Boxer

Everyone knows that Eminem is one of the best rappers in the world. But did you know he was also a dab hand - pun intended - at boxing?

Well - kind of. In a recent chat with boxing legend Mike Tyson, Em - real name Marshall Mathers - revealed that late boxer, trainer and commentator Emmanuel Steward used to bring fighters from his Kronk Gym to the rapper's house, and one time he got severely clobbered. By a 14-year-old.

Eminem was a guest on the former boxer's Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson show when he made the admission.

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"Boxing is hard, man," he told Tyson at the start of the interview, before disclosing that he'd been sparring for 13 years - or, as he puts it, 'just messing around'. He then began talking about his interactions with Emmanuel Steward.

"He [Steward] was such a nice dude," the rapper recalled.

"He'd come over to my house and we'd spar like twice a week. He'd bring his boxers over from the Kronk Gym.

Credit: Hotboxin' With Mike Tyson
Credit: Hotboxin' With Mike Tyson
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"This was like, 12 or 13 years ago. He would come over and he would show me the basics, and it took a long f***ing time for me to just learn the basics. After a couple of months of us doing it, he'd bring some of his up and coming boxers around.

"And I got a funny story. We're probably about six months in, and he's bringing his boxers like every week. And I'm getting my a** whipped, but at least I'm staying with them. I'm getting some good hits in, I'm feeling a little bit good about myself.

"So one day, he comes over and brings this boxer from Kronk and I'm in the house, I was on the phone or something, so when I come out, the dude that he had brought had his head gear on and I'm like, 'Okay, I guess he's ready.'

"So I put [my gear] on, and we're going at it and he kicked the s*** out of me. He f***ed me up!"

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Credit: Hotboxin' With Mike Tyson
Credit: Hotboxin' With Mike Tyson

Eminem continued: "So after we're done - we go like three rounds, right, and I don't think I got one hit in - he takes his head gear off, and I said, 'Man, how old are you?' And he said, '14.'

"I was like, 'Man, I f***ing quit."

Owch. Don't blame you, Eminem mate.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Mike Tyson, Celebrity, Music, Boxing, eminem

Mischa Pearlman
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