Mike Tyson Gets Emotional During ‘Oprah Show’ Interview — Talks Career, Controversies & More

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Mike TysonMike Tyson appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” on Monday (October 12), in support of the new documentary about his life, titled “Tyson.”

During his first appearance on Oprah’s daytime talkshow, the former heavyweight champ got emotional, as he spoke about the controversies that’s plagued him throughout his career.

Tyson spoke on topics such as losing his original trainer Cus D’Amato in 1985 before he shot to stardom as boxer, his highly publicized marriage to Robin Givens, his time in prison, his new documentary, and his recent loss of his 4-year-old daughter.

Surprisingly, a calm and emotionally Tyson spoke honestly and sincerely about his regrets and mistakes, explaining he’s finally realized what’s important in his life — his wife and kids.

The boxer also revealed that he still doesn’t know the details regarding the death of his daughter, Exodus, which happened back in May. A choked up Tyson said he refused to learn the details.

Check out the full interview below:

His highly-touted documentary, “Tyson”, was released in theaters in April of 2009. It has received critical acclaim and paints a picture of Mike Tyson the man, not the superstar he once was.

It was recently released on DVD, and is available now on Amazon.com for just $16.99.

5 comments
  1. One love to Mike, nobody should have to bury they child, got alot of respect for Iron Mike, done some stupid sh*t but is man enough to air it out. Respect to O for having him on 2.

  2. I think Mike was one of the greatest boxers of all time yeah he made some mistakes.He’s come full circle being able to face his demons and putting them to rest

  3. I undertand his sitiuation as a boxer,when He won the championship,Got the money,cars,marry Robin Givins til he got divorce&lost to Buster Douglas.He lost everything until he realize he need to change his life cause money don’t buy u love when u retire from boxing.My condolences does out to her family&mike’s family.That’s good that he don’t wanna know her death so he won’t blame at some1 responsable for her death

  4. Fuck what yall heard, IRON MIKE is the G.O.A.T…all due respect to ALI, but Mike would have handed him his ass had they fought in they primes

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