Mike Tyson has expressed admiration for communist leaders such as Che Guevara and

Mao Zedong, and he has a tattoo of Mao on his right bicep.  

However, he has also said that he is not a communist and that 

he does not subscribe to any particular political ideology. 

Mike Tyson started boxing at a young age, around the age of 13. 

He grew up in a rough neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, and he was often involved in fights. 

Boxing gave him a way to channel his aggression and to learn how to defend himself. 

Mike Tyson is famous for a number of reasons. 

He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time, and 

he holds the record for the youngest boxer to win the heavyweight title.