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Bruce Buffer

5-Year-Old Boxing Phenom

... Could Be Next Tyson!

7/5/2014 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The 5-year-old boxing phenom who EXPLODED on YouTube isn't just fun to watch -- the kid has the potential to be the next Mike Tyson ... so says someone who would know, UFC star Bruce Buffer

The fighter-in-training is Nijee "The Future" -- and footage of the kid training with his dad a few weeks ago skyrocketed to 292,000 views on YouTube.  



Bruce -- who's been the UFC ring announcer for years and knows what it takes to win in the ring -- tells us the footage blew him away ... "He's like a 2-foot tall Mike Tyson!"

Buffer says the kid's form is incredible -- and if he truly has a passion for the sport as he gets older ... "He'll be a force to be reckoned with."

We'll see ...

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