Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sept 28 (ANI): Amid tight security, former American boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson landed in Mumbai in the wee hours of Friday on his maiden visit to India. Also Read - Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan Gets Highest-Ever TRP in History of BARC Measurement

Accompanied by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s personal bodyguard Shera, Tyson received a heroic welcome from his desi fans, who gathered at the Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to welcome the boxing legend. Also Read - From 1720 to 2020, Here's List of 4 Worst Pandemics in History That Have Ravaged Humanity

“I feel happy to see Mike Tyson in person. He is my idol,” said one fan. Also Read - Call on Shooting World Cup to be Taken Once Lockdown Ends: NRAI Official

Tyson has arrived in India to inaugurate the Kumite 1 League at the National Sports Club of India in Worli. The first global team Mixed Martial Arts league will start on Saturday with India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) match. (ANI)

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