Mike Tyson claims he never wants to be as feared as before

Mike Tyson claims he never wants to be as feared as before

- Mike Tyson claims he does not want to be regarded as the most dreaded man on the planet

- The 53-year-old was once the undisputed boxing champion in the heavyweight division

- Tyson was in tears in a podcast when he recalled the moments he was the most feared man in the sport

Mike Tyson is regarded as one of the greatest boxers in history and he shook the heavyweight division during his prime, cited on Hotboxin' podcast, Sportbible and Complex.com.

However, the 53-year-old revealed he missed being who he was, as the most feared man on the planet in the 80's, but he does not want to live that kind of life anymore.

Tyson held the heavyweight championship at the age of 21, and brutalized opponents in the division before suffering his first loss to James Buster Douglas.

"I know the art of fight, I know the art of war, that's all I ever studied," an emotional Tyson explained at the 14:00 moment of the podcast.

"That's why they feared me when I was in the ring, I was an annihilator. It's all I was born for. Now those days are gone it's empty, I'm nothing. I'm working on the art of humbleness... That's the reason I'm crying cause I'm not that person no more, and I miss him. Because sometimes I feel like a b***h, because I don't want that person to come out because if he comes out hell will come with him."

He went on to say that he fears who he used to be, going so far to say that he "hates" who he was because he's "scared of him."

YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Anthony Joshua is now set to face Bulgarian fighter Kubrat Pulev in a heavyweight championship match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20 according to Guardian, cited in BBC and Daily Mail.

All of Joshua's four belts will be on the line for the contest including the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO straps.

And the 38-year-old was delighted that the wait is finally over for him to test his might against the reigning world heavyweight champion in London.

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