Mike Tyson is arguably one of many best boxers in historical past. However who would’ve recognized that Mike used intercourse as an outlet to not homicide his opponents?
Rudy Gonzales, Tyson’s former bodyguard, sat for an interview with The Solar the place he recalled Mike’s pre-fight ritual. In the course of the interview, Gonzales mentioned the boxer needed to “loosen up” earlier than his matches as a result of he was afraid his adrenaline would kill his opponent.
“One of the greatest secrets with Mike was that he needed to have sex in the dressing room before fights. He had to get laid to disengage some of the strength he had. So I had girls tucked away in bathrooms and changing rooms. Mike would say, ‘If I do not get laid, I will kill this guy right now.’ Sometimes he’d go in with them [the women] for a minute, bang the sh*t out of them, snap his neck and say: ‘OK, this guy is going to live tonight,’”Gonzales says.
Many might imagine that is an odd technique to make use of however for Tyson, intercourse was a method to management his anxiousness. Mike suffered from excessive anxiousness and generally cried due to his worry of failure. In keeping with Gonzales, Mike didn’t need to danger getting locked up or going again to his previous neighborhood.
“He had an anxiety problem where he would be in despair with anxiety of not feeling good enough or not wanting to screw it up…Mike had the fear that if he screwed this up, he would end up back in his old neighborhood or be locked up,” says Gonzales.
Mike Tyson has but to substantiate or deny the allegations however this does make you surprise about different boxers’ pre-fight rituals?