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Mike Tyson: "I'm On The Verge Of Dying...I'm A Vicious Alcoholic"

Mike Tyson revealed his current struggles with sobriety and desire to make up for his past sins Friday night at a press conference following his promotional debut on Friday Night Fights.

Bad Left Hook transcribed Tyson's monologue, including his damaged relationship with former trainer Teddy Atlas. Some select quotes:

I'm a motherfucker. I'm a bad guy sometimes. I did a lot of bad things, and I want to be forgiven. So in order for me to be forgiven, I hope they can forgive me. I wanna change my life, I wanna live a different life now. I wanna live my sober life. I don't wanna die. I'm on the verge of dying, because I'm a vicious alcoholic. Wow. God, this is some interesting stuff.

I haven't drank or took drugs in six days, and for me that's a miracle. I've been lying to everybody else that think I was sober, but I'm not. This is my sixth day. I'm never gonna use again.


[Bad Left Hook]

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