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Mike tyson is absolutely, 100 percent, no-question about it sure that he did not rape desiree washington she knows it, god knows it, and the consequences of her actions are something that she. I'm fascinated by the life of mike tyson he started at the bottom as a criminal thug in new york city, raised himself up as heavyweight champion of the world, and then lost it all in part because of drug use.
However, tyson has since been quoted on spyghana as saying: i am still a man and i have always been fully in touch with my masculinity and have no intention of becoming a woman the claims are. Mike tyson told the website: i am still a man and i have always been fully in touch with my masculinity and have no intention of becoming a woman the claims are not only untrue but unbelievably stupid. Boxing news about the great john l: emperor of masculinity by clarence george at boxingcom ultimate source for latest boxing news he was the mike tyson of his day christopher klein writes.