- Professional boxer
Quotes by Mike Tyson – ISFP
Tyson: “I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.”
Tyson: “I’m the biggest fighter in the history of the sport. If you don’t believe it, check the cash register.”
Tyson: “I’m not much for talking. You know what I do. I put guys in body bags when I’m right.”
Tyson: “I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It’s ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.”
Tyson: “I don’t dwell much on the past”
More about Mike Tyson – ESTP
“Undisputed Truth” by Mike Tyson & Larry Sloman
Broadway headliner, fighter, Philosopher, felon—Mike Tyson defied stereotypes, expectations, and a lot of conventional wisdom during his 30 years in the public eye. Bullied as a boy in the poorest, toughest neighborhood in Brooklyn, Tyson grew up to become one of the most ferocious boxers ever—as well as the youngest heavyweight champion ever. Brutal, honest, raw, and often hilarious, Undisputed Truth is the singular journey of an inspiring American original.
“Iron Ambition: My Life with Cus D’Amato” by Mike Tyson & Larry Sloman
In Undisputed Truth, Tyson recounted the role D’Amato played in his formative years, adopting him at age 16 after his mother died and shaped him both mentally and physically after he had spent years living in fear and poverty. In Iron Ambition, Tyson writes about the life lessons that D’Amato passed down to him and reflects on how the trainer’s knowledge continue to resonate with him even outside of the ring. The book also chronicles Cus’s courageous fight against the gangsters who controlled boxing, revealing more than we had ever known about this cultural figure.