Washington, Aug 25: Boxing great Mike Tyson has made startling revelations about his ongoing battles with addiction and said that he was a vicious alcoholic, who had lied about being sober.
According to The Huffington Post, the 47-year-old former heavyweight champion opened up about his continued struggles with substance abuse while discussing his encounter with Teddy Atlas, his former trainer.
Tyson said that he had not drank or taken drugs in six days, and it was a miracle for him, adding that everyone who thinks he is sober is wrong because he is not.
The former boxer said that he wanted to change his life and live a sober one because he did not want to die.
He added that although it could not happen overnight, he was constantly working on turning. (ANI)