Mike Tyson on Success and Motivation
One of the very best Mike Tyson interviews where he talks about success and what it takes to achieve it in any sport. Tyson has always been ahead of his time when it comes to timeless wisdom. In this interview, he talks about some of his challenges and the mindset that he used to become not just one of the most feared fighters in the history of boxing. but in the history of sport full stop. Getting quite emotional as he recounts his own personal life journey.
It is something which he has become known for in his later years. as he reminisces over all the bad times and all the struggles he has had to endure in his time on this earth. There can be very few people alive or dead who have experienced the rollercoaster of emotions that Tyson has throughout his life.
Mike Tyson Growing Up in New York
Going from a tough kid on the streets of Brownsville New York with a mother who was a prostitute. ending up in the juvenile hall at the age of just 13 years old. Catching a break when boxing trainer Cus D’Amato offered to take him in and train him in boxing. Going on to become the youngest heavyweight champion of the world at the tender age of twenty-one.
All of that is now in his past, along with some many memories, both good and bad. So when Mike is interviewed, he often goes deep into his own psyche to self analyse himself and what he has been through. It’s no doubt the reason for him to become so emotional time and time again as he reflects on that chequered past.
So let’s enjoy the insightful and intriguing interview with the one and only baddest man on the planet Iron Mike Tyson. Older, wiser and still one of the greatest sporting icons the world has ever known.