Mike Tyson audio quote, "Boxing is for when you have nothing. When you do boing is when you have nothing 'cause that's a lot of dedication that's a lot of pain that's a lot of aggravation it's a lot of, you know, it's really discovering who you are"
Mike Tyson audio quote, "It's willing to sacrifice, you know, discipline, doing what you hate to do but do it like you love it. You know, always testing yourself, forcing yourself to the limits."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "He was too emotional and I watched him when he came in the ring. The first moment I stepped in the ring I looked at his face and saw he was too emotional and I said there's no way he's gonna win. I was telling my trainer, I said, 'he's gonna lose tonight'."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "I'm an extremist. I either have a lot of money or I have none. I can't live in the middle."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "I don't think about anything intimidating, I intimidate them by hitting them."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "I walk around the ring but I never take my eyes off my opponent. I keep my eyes on him. Even if he's ready and pumping, he can't wait to get his hands on me as well, I keep my eyes on him. I keep my eyes on him, I keep my eyes on him."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "I never came in the ring trying to intimidate anyone. I just came in and presented myself and whatever happened after that happened. If they choose to be intimidated, cool, regardless of what happened, they gonna get hit eventually."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "I refuse to be beaten down anymore or stomped on emotionally anymore. Whatever comes at me I'm just gonna put my head up and face it."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "I used to go back to New York and rob people then come back upstate and hideout then I stopped doing all that. I changed my whole life. I said I'm gonna stick to this boxing sh*t."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "There's never any doubts in my mind because I'm the best in the world, even though a lot of you don't like to hear that. I just, it's facts. I'm the best. You know what I mean? Sometimes I don't even want to believe it myself but it's the truth, I'm the best."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "I'm the best ever. I'm the most brutal and vicious, and most ruthless champion there's ever been. There's no one can stop me. Lennox is a conqueror? No, I'm Alexander, he's no Alexander. I'm the best ever. There's never been anybody as ruthless..."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "Everyone says, 'I wish I was in your shoes, I wish I was in your shoes.'" The people, the hundreds of people that wish they were in my shoes don't know the intense of it. If they were in my shoes they'd cry like babies."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "It doesn't phase me what anyone says about me. It doesn't matter what anyone says about me. You know what I mean? I'm a totally different entity with other people think. Michael and Tyson are two different people. I'm Tyson here."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "Can't nobody put fear in my heart. No human being. And that just why, I'm no bad*ss, and I can't beat the whole world, but no one's going to walk over me."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "Unfortunately, sometimes you can't have fun accomplishing your goals. Sometimes people don't have the determination, the will, the steadfastness, the tenacity, they give in under the slightest struggle. Success, in general, is all about sacrifice."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "It's not the style that matters, it's the morale behind the style. It's the intention, and the fierceness, and the malice, and the attempt to hurt in this particular sport."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "Whatever you want, especially when you're striving to be the best in the world, there will always be disappointments. You can't be emotionally tied to them because they'll break your spirit."
Mike Tyson audio quote, "If you have something in life that you want to accomplish greatly, you have to be able to give up your happiness. I've lost all my sensitivity as far as being embarrassed, being shy, you just have to lose that."
Just days before his highly-anticipated exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr., boxing legend Mike Tyson joins Ariel to discuss why he chose to return now, the rules of the fight, the viral video of him that surfaced early in the pandemic, how he feels going into the fight, and his future in boxing.