During the eighties and early nineties Mike Tyson was huge athlete. As a boxer he seemed unbeatable and each fight was an event nobody wanted to miss and everybody was talking about. Fights could be decided within the first round and Tyson was a monstrous force within the ring.
Unfortunately outside the ring that monster came out as well and resulted in controversy and even jail time. He made hundreds of millions during his career (not only through boxing but also through his endorsement deals with Pepsi, Toyota, Kodak, Bank of America and many others), but had to file for bankruptcy in 2003. He had retired from boxing, but showed he still had a fighter’s spirit and has since written books, appeared in TV shows, documentaries and movies. He is currently touring with his one-man show and director Spike Lee captured it when he performed in Brooklyn. Continue reading