Mike Tyson has gone from the "Baddest Man on the Planet" to a video game geek.
This seems appropriate if you're old enough to remember the iconic 1987 release of "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!" Tyson was believed to have been paid $50,000 for his likeness to be used in a game that to this day is still beloved.
The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world told his 850,000+ Twitter followers how excited he was to receive the Madden 12 video game in the mail Monday from EA Sports.
Not sure which NFL team Tyson plays, but he has said what he's doing in life now is better than all the championship belts and money he earned when he was on top of the boxing world in the late 1980s and early '90s.
Tyson has turned his life around with sober living and a vegan diet. He also decided to give up trying to change the mind of his haters. "I understand why people have reservations about me because of my past but I’m giving up on trying to convince people on who I really am."
A high school dropout, Tyson was given an honorary Doctorate in Humane letters from Central State University, a historically black university, along with Don King in 1989.
Iron Mike, again showing his softer side, said he really enjoys listening to a Stevie Wonder tune.