New York —

Mike Tyson is one of the most controversial boxers ever.

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Mike Tyson He eventually had three Bengal tigers, which allegedly cost $ 58,000 each. So great was his love for them that he took them out for a walk and even fought with them.

And the images of Tyson training with his white tiger have resurfaced.

The scenes show the former heavyweight champion battling the tiger over a basketball in his mouth.

Mike Tyson recently admitted that he regretted having three tigers and that it was naive of him to think he could tame them.

The boxing legend also recalled how he once had to pay an intruder $ 243,000 after one of his exotic animals “fucked” his hand.

Tyson decided to buy the wacky pets after starting a conversation with a car dealer during his three-year prison sentence.

The 53-year-old recently announced he is making a comeback in a series of exhibition fights for charity.

Speculation is mounting that he will face Evander Holyfield.

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