Mike Tyson Says He Was Sexually Abused as a Child

He may have been a fierce boxer as an adult but Mike Tyson has revealed that as a child, he was sexually abused on the streets by an adult male.

updated: November 01, 2014 13:13 IST
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Mike Tyson made history in 1986 when at age 20 he became the youngest boxer ever to hold a world heavyweight title.


Los Angeles: Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was sexually abused when he was seven years old by a stranger on the street, he told US radio.

The 48-year-old former boxer said an adult male grabbed him.

"He bullied me, sexually abused me and stuff... snatched me off the street. I was a little kid," he told Sirius XM Radio.

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