Mike Tyson has stated that he thinks human beings are the ‘descendants of aliens’ as he gave an unexpected answer during a discussion about extraterrestrial life.
The former undisputed heavyweight champion is making a ring return for an exhibition bout on November 28, when he will take on Roy Jones Jr.
As a result, he’s back doing media interviews to promote the bout and so appeared on the Joe Rogan podcast on Friday.
It is not unusual for Rogan to discuss strange topics and various unconventional theories with his guests, something ‘Iron Mike’ more than happy to talk about.
Tyson began by saying: “Listen, there’s more stars in space than there are grains of sand in the desert.
“Can you imagine that?”
Rogan asked in response: “What do you think about aliens, Mike?”
And Tyson replied: “I think we’re aliens. I think we’re descendants of aliens.
“If you can’t explain – If you can only tell me about Adam and Eve, I’mma go with the aliens.
“If that’s what you’re hitting me with, Adam and Eve? I’mma go with these alien guys.”
Rogan laughed and added: “There’s a lot of people that believe we’re the product of aliens.
“That aliens came down and did some experiments with lower hominids and did some accelerated genetic experiments and created people.”
Tyson said: “Well listen, when certain tribes of people, I’m not saying caucasians when they came to Africa, even before that.
“When people came to other people, the first time they seen them, they were ‘aliens’.
“The first time an asian man saw a caucasian man, that was an ‘alien’.
“A black man saw an asian man or a white man, that was an ‘alien’.
“Maybe they weren’t aliens, but that’s what they thought they were. They were just a tribe of people that encountered them.
“Perhaps they [aliens] were getting extinct, they were dying and they had to breed the lower – whatever you were saying – lower hominids, and this is us.”
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