Rare Footage Of Mike Tyson Celebrating With Tupac Shakur The Night He Was Killed
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Rare footage of Mike Tyson celebrating a big win with Tupac Shakur the night he was killed has emerged online.
The legendary American rapper was killed the night of September 7, 1996, after he left the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, where Tyson fought Bruce Seldon.
Tyson stopped Seldon in the very first round to capture the WBA heavyweight world title and he celebrated his victory with Tupac.
Tyson and Tupac were close friends and they shared a special moment backstage as shared by Gloves Up Global on Instagram.
Of course, Tupac was shortly shot to death after being hit with multiple gunshots at the intersection of East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane in front of the Maxim Hotel.
And 'Iron' Mike opened up about Tupac's murder, saying it was "planned in advance."
Speaking to Fat Joe, he said: "I never said this, but all that stuff was planned in advance... I believe that the fight was the opportunity for it to happen.
"I just believe that was the perfect opportunity for something like that to happen... Everybody knew everybody was going to be there
"And the people that wasn't there, wasn't there because they knew who was going to be there.
"This is the real. Tupac was just a force. He was just an uncontrolled force and that was the problem. He was powerful and he just - no one could control him."
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