Former heavy weight boxing champion Mike Tyson seems to have been making attempts to improve himself for a while now. He has a new job as a boxing promoter, has been getting in shape, and in a press conference on Friday he revealed that he will finally be giving up alcohol.
The legend told reporters that he was on the verge of dying if he did not stop soon. Tyson said that he has been lying about his sobriety for years, and that as of the press conference he had only been sober for six days.
The change is so big that it even pushed him into making up with his former trainer Teddy Atlas, who has been feuding with since the 80′s. The two made up when Tyson went to Atlas and humbly asked him to finally forgive him after all of the years of harsh feelings. Atlas has become an analyst for ESPN since he stopped being a boxing trainer. watch the video below to see the full conference, and comment with your opinion on Tyson’s sudden and very public change.