Mike Tyson close to death from drugs and alcohol

Sunday, 25 August 2013 - 17:06

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Former undisputed heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson claims he is "on the verge of dying" from ongoing drug and alcohol problems.

 

Tyson, admitted he is a continual substance abuser but added he is hopeful of finally getting clean.

 

At the age of 20, in 1987, the American fighter held the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles