Mike Tyson was speaking at the ESPN Friday Night Fights post-fight press conference in Verona, New York when he made a revealing statement. Mike told everyone that he is still an alcoholic and he’s been lying about his recovery. Tyson says he’s been going back to his AA meetings and trying to become proud of himself, but he hates himself.

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He then got emotional about his alcoholism saying:

I want to live a sober life. I don’t want to die. I’m on the verge of dying because I’m a vicious alcoholic. I been um…this is some interesting stuff…I haven’t drank or took drugs in 6 days. For me that’s a miracle. I been lying telling everybody I was sober but I’m not. This is my 6th day, I’m never going to use again.

Peep the revelation: