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Mike Tyson: 'I'm on the Verge of Dying'

Mike Tyson: 'I'm on the Verge of Dying'
Posted August 26th, 2013 @ 1:42pm by Kate Seamons, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– If things sounded bad before for Mike Tyson, who admitted to being "totally broke" in 2010, well ... the ensuing years haven't been overly kind. The former boxer made his debut as a fight promoter on Friday, and what he said in a post-fight presser at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY, is raising eyebrows: "I'm on the verge of dying because I'm a vicious alcoholic and I've been, um, wow ... this is some interesting stuff, I've been, um ... I haven't drank or took drugs in six days," ESPN reports an emotional Tyson as saying, to applause. "And for me, that's a miracle."

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