Mike Tyson Involved In Huge Argument With Las Vegas Neighbours Over His Pooping Pigeons
Mike Tyson has been embroiled in a huge feud with his neighbours - due to his pigeons defecating on their property.
The boxing legend begun keeping the birds as a way to improve his mental health after stepping away from the ring.
But his fellow Las Vegas residents have become enraged after finding the paintwork on their cars heavily damaged.
'Iron Mike' revealed: "They tried to stop them in Vegas and stuff, but they couldn't stop me.
"Everybody was so p***** off, the whole block, the homeowners' association, all of a sudden they hate my guts.
"The s*** is like battery acid if you leave it on, it will burn right through the car."
The 54-year-old explained his bizarre relationship with pigeons by praising their loyalty.
"This is the first thing I ever loved in my life - the pigeon. What we love about them is their loyalty."
I just want someone to look at me the way that Mike Tyson looks at pigeons. pic.twitter.com/arL45bo65B
- Ollie Garch: Redux (@ojedge) July 21, 2016
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"These pigeons have been living with each other for 10 or 15 years, but when I throw feed down, they kill each other to get it, and it's the same with the fighters. We love and respect each other...but we need that money." pic.twitter.com/HJxQYLokfH
- Boxing Exposure (@Boxing_Exposure) December 14, 2019
As of 2015, 'The Baddest Man on the Planet' owns 74 different pigeons and is able to tell them all apart.
Former world champion Tyson is currently preparing to face Roy Jones Jr in his first fight for 15 years.
It was originally slated for September 12 but a report from The Ring claims it will now be pushed back to November 28.
The main reason for the postponement is because Tyson's representatives feel a rescheduling could bring extra revenue - a sentiment Jones and his team agreed with.
It's been confirmed that the contest will be an exhibition bout and the duo will be wearing heavier gloves than normal.
It has also been disclosed that the fight will be stopped if either fighter receives a cut, according to California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster.
Foster explained: "Tyson and Jones Jr won't be wearing headgear for the fight.
"They'll be lacing up 12-ounce gloves and there won't be any judges present at the fight to score the action.
"So, technically there won't be a winner unless a knockout somehow occurs. Or, either fighter is deemed unfit to continue."
He added: "They can move around and make some money, but I told them 'if you get cut, it's over.'"
Featured Image Credit: Mike Tyson/Twitter
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