Mike Tyson Turns To Forgiveness

Mike Tyson has been famous and infamous for different reasons: a prize fighter, a criminal, a champion, an addict and a financial washout. As the spotlight has faded from the tattooed boxer, we miss the real change that can be going on behind the scenes.

Mike Tyson has been famous and infamous for different reasons: a prize fighter, a criminal, a champion, an addict and a financial washout. As the spotlight has faded from the tattooed boxer, we miss the real change that can be going on behind the scenes. This past August, Mike Tyson made his debut on ESPN2 not as a fighter, but as a promoter, after making amends with a former trainer who had once put a gun to a young Tyson’s head. As Tyson explains, the time has come to seek and give forgiveness, as he knows the path of destruction he was on would only lead to death. Check out this sobering and heartening look at a man who grasps the need for grace from and toward others.