Drugs, sec and his extremely bad mental health done him in there.
I agree with Bunce that Tyson, with Cus/Rooney, in his right mind and in peak physical and mental condition, knocks everyone out bar Ali, possibly even him.
Sad fact is life doesnít work that way and he did lose Cus, then Kevinís Rooney was ill advisedly let go, and drugs wiped him out.
Being thrown in jail in his prime years also didnít help.
Cus aside all of those things were self inflicted.
Also....I think Tysonís style deserves more credit than he often gets. His peek-a-boo style meant he didnít get hit. He always moved his head constantly. He had excellent footwork when he wanted to turn it on. He had a lot of finesse in my opinion and the ďbully boyĒ tag on his fighting style is, I feel, unwarranted.
Iíve always been a massive fan. Itís interesting this topic should come up as Iím on the last few chapters of his book on him and Cus DíAmato has just died and heís basically like ďThatís me finished. I know Iíll win the title and rule for yeara, but as a going concern as a human being, in ####ing finishedĒ
Sadly proved to be true.
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