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Mike Tyson's 'Undisputed Truth' tracks appetite for self-destruction
Mike Tyson's 'Undisputed Truth' tracks appetite for self-destruction

Back in Mike Tyson's heyday, it was a badge of honor for many boxers to simply survive past the first round in the same ring as Tyson, the self-described "animal" and "monster" of American sports. But now I've got those palookas beat. I went the distance — all 580 pages — with Tyson's violence-, drug- and sex-filled memoir, a masterpiece of depravity and confessional honesty titled "Undisputed Truth." In 1986, at age 20, the New York City-born, onetime petty criminal became the youngest-ever heavyweight champion of the world. In the years that followed he proceeded to publicly disgrace himself with a series of outrageous acts...

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