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Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Admits Guilt for ‘Fighting’ With His Wife Under the Influence

Published 04/06/2023, 5:54 PM EDT

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Mike Tyson has been married to Lakiha Spicer, since 2009, so it’s been almost 14 years. Tyson has been married three times, it didn’t work out for him the first two times, but he had two children with his previous wife, a daughter, Rayna, and a son, Amir Tyson. Recently, in an episode of Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson when Blueface and Chrisean Rock came as a guest, Tyson talked about his marital relationship. He threw some light on his relationship with his wife and how his mind works as a husband. He even spoke out about the regrets he had when he used to indulge in fighting with Spicer.

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Mike Tyson shared his love for Lakiha Spicer on multiple occasions, and he loves her regardless of her past. Now Spicer has spent her time in jail back in 2008, but it never affected Tyson’s love for Spicer, as he’s never paid much attention to her history before their marriage. He always accepted her for who she was.

Mike Tyson didn’t like fighting with his wife, Lakiha Spicer


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Mike Tyson was talking with his guests about how they handled their relationship disputes. Blueface talked about how he likes to keep things calm and composed, and tries to address the problem, rather than turning into the ‘Hulk’. Chrisean Rock agreed with the American Rapper and she validated the statement made by Blueface.

Then, Blueface asked Mike Tyson about his incentive to fight with his wife, Spicer. He told his guests that alcohol played a big part in their rocky relationship.


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Tyson said, “Me and my wife used to fight, we stopped fighting. Once we stopped drinking, we stopped fighting.

Blueface agreed and added that it’s not really worth fighting with your better half at the end of the day.

Even Tyson expressed guilt over his actions. ‘Iron’ Mike even mentioned how he was a bit jealous in his relationship.

He also stated how he used to feel uncomfortable when somebody else, even, dared to look at his wife.

Mike Tyson thinks he was an “idiot” husband


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Mike Tyson opened up about his jealousy, and how he used to get uncomfortable when somebody looked at his wife. Then he even revealed how he has threatened some of his friends because of this bad habit, and he is not proud of it. Although in the same episode, Tyson finally revealed his true feelings for his wife.

Tyson said, “Jealousy, uhm I don’t want nobody to look at her, I don’t care where she looks but I don’t want nobody to look at her, I’m an idiot.

Blueface was surprised when he said that he’s even threatened people because of it. And it was apparent that Mike Tyson wasn’t proud of it.


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Written by:

Chirag Radhyan


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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.
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Arijit Saha