For the majority of his life Mike Tyson has been viewed as a sideshow. No one ever took the time to understand why he was who he was. From the pain he endured growing up in the streets of Brooklyn to the death of his mentor, Cus D'Amato, Iron Mike has entertained us for the better part of three decades. One writer had the intention of interviewing Tyson, but instead got a lesson in life. This piece has great quotes from the man America loved to hate and we hope you come away from it with a better understanding of who he really is.

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