Former Boxing Champ Mike Tyson Near Death From Drugs And Alcohol | Harbor Village - Harbor Village

Former Boxing Champ Mike Tyson Near Death From Drugs And Alcohol

Mike Tyson announced that he is close to death after abusing drugs and alcohol for many years. “I want to live my sober life. I don’t want to die. I’m on the verge of dying, because I’m a vicious alcoholic. I hope they can forgive me, I want to live a different life now. I’m a bad guy sometimes. I did a lot of bad things, I want to be forgiven,”Tyson said on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights.”

Tyson, 47, now aims to finally get clean and sober. The American fighter had a celebrated career. In 1987, at the age of just 20, he held the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.

Tyson retired from boxing in 2006. In 2007, his bad habits were catching up with him as he was sentenced to 24 hours in jail and 360 hours of community service for drug possession and driving under the influence. Now working as a boxing promoter, he says,” I haven’t drank or took drugs in six days, and for me that’s a miracle. I’ve been lying to everybody that thinks I was sober, but I’m not. This is my sixth day. I’m never going to use again.”

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