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Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby KC Masterpiece » Wed May 05, 2010 5:45 am

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/boxing/2 ... 1098_x.htm

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Tyson says he feels awesome and that's a little scary.
Proving that Americans always love a comeback story, Tyson captivated a studio audience as he taped a 90-minute interview for the Yes Network series "CenterStage" in New York on Tuesday. Alternately defiant, choked-up and introspective, Tyson's frank answers frequently drew applause and laughs some of the nervous variety as he detailed his rise and fall as heavyweight champion.

Tyson is starring in a reality TV series on Animal Planet in which he races pigeons. He says he's become a vegan and has "no drama" in his life right now, which he concedes is an odd feeling for an athlete notorious for his brushes with the law.

The episode is slated to air May 26.
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby Konstantin » Wed May 05, 2010 7:13 am

Wow!

It seems to me that the vegan/health thing is becoming more established in the US than over here, it seems to be popular in Hollywood and among sportspeople as a way o sorting your life out and being really healthy.

Hope it's true. And I wish he'd been vegan during his career!
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby JP » Wed May 05, 2010 7:34 am

yeah mike has been browsing on VF and posted some too, he sounds serious about it.
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby JP » Wed May 05, 2010 7:35 am

sorry, that was a joke :D

WTF! MIKE FUCKING TYSON!!! If i had to pick last person to go vegan, his name would have been on the candidate list!

really hope this is true, awesome lol!
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby vegieburger » Wed May 05, 2010 8:56 am

Looks like he wont be biting any more ears off now that he's vegan.

Sorry, corny and in bad taste but someone had to bring the ear thing up
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby Johnboy74 » Wed May 05, 2010 11:08 am

That's fucking bonkers! Why? Ethics or Health? Would have been much cooler if he did it when he was world champion 8)
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby vegan hal » Wed May 05, 2010 12:59 pm

craziness!! Animal Planet has some great shows and then some terrible ones.
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby SpugFab » Wed May 05, 2010 1:12 pm

This is the single greatest moment in the history of veganism.
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby KC Masterpiece » Wed May 05, 2010 3:44 pm

JP wrote:sorry, that was a joke :D

WTF! MIKE FUCKING TYSON!!!


:lol: :lol: beautiful

The backtracking by meatheads to follow this announcement will be epic.
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby TMH » Thu May 06, 2010 11:42 pm

Regardless, Mike Tyson's been one of my favourite boxers... along with David Tua.
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby etherspin » Fri May 07, 2010 10:11 am

the article I read about it show him racing tagged pidgeons whilst wearing a fur hat! :shock:
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby JP » Tue May 11, 2010 11:11 am

KC and other americans, can you guys *PROMISE* to watch that doc and post here immediately whats up?!?
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby Clem Snide » Tue May 11, 2010 12:58 pm

This great news will surely help change the public perception of veganism as something for weird people, because now a washed-up, coked-up, ear-biting rapist pigeon-fancier has gone vegan.
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby xrodolfox » Tue May 11, 2010 2:08 pm

What? I totally emulate Tyson! He's my hero!
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Re: Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

Postby dublin dave » Tue May 11, 2010 2:11 pm

xrodolfox wrote:What? I totally emulate Tyson! He's my hero!


Please tell me that you are being sarcastic?
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