Mike Tyson gained immense fame through his art of boxing. He became the youngest heavyweight champion ever, reigned the throne twice, and went down as one of the greatest heavyweight champions of all time. But apart from this, he also had beautiful a family life. Though it remained scattered during his fighting days, Tyson is happy that he is able to bridge the gap again and manage to get his family members back after losing his daughter.
Speaking to renowned comedy actor, ‘The Baddest Man on Planet’ reflected how ten years back from now, his life changed when everything start coming back to him. His children, who used to hate him, now love him.
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“Around 10 years ago, everything started falling into place. We have lost a member of the family, so things have changed in the process of us becoming closer. It’s just some, I mean, it was the exhortation that you could just never imagine in the human process. Just having a family that respects them and we still make mistakes and we get mad at one another but we know this is the group, ” Tyson said.
How did Mike Tyson lost his daughter?
In 2009, ‘Kid Dynamite’ suffered probably the biggest setback in his life. He lost his daughter Exodus, who was just 4-years-old in a tragic accident. The little baby succumbed to injuries after getting caught in a treadmill cord in Tyson’s Phoenix home. Her mother Sol Xochitl and brother Miguel Tyson were at home. They took every possible step to save Exodus.
YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA – SEPTEMBER 6, 2018: American professional boxer Mike Tyson during a press conference following a boxing masterclass for RCC Boxing Promotions boxers and children at the Martial Arts Academy established by the Russian Copper Company. Donat Sorokin/TASS (Photo by Donat SorokinTASS via Getty Images)
‘Iron’ Mike was not present in the house then. As soon as this news hit him, he rushed to hospital and found his daughter on the life support system.
This incident had a profound impact on 56-year-old legend. He believed that this calamity brought his family together.
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