Mike Tyson Breaks To Talk About The Night Tupac Shakur Was Murdered
"He was very happy after the fight."
Los Angeles, CA – the Famous boxer Mike Tyson was a guest artist in the Real 92.3 of the Big Boy's Neighborhood radio show where he opened up about the night Tupac Shakur was murdered. When asked about his last memory of 'Pac, Tyson was momentarily tongue-tied and began to tear up before he could answer.
Tyson disclosed the last time he saw the late Hip-Hop luminary was after the Bruce Seldon fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on 7 September 1996. 'Pac was Tyson VIP guest of the night.
"He was very happy after the fight," he said. "He came to a press conference next to me. He was talking a lot of shit. I went home and then to the left."
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Tyson heard about the shooting while he was in the house. Shortly after leaving the venue, 'Pac was shot four times at the intersection of East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane, with the former Death row CEO Suge Knight at the wheel. He was rushed to the University of Nevada, Medical Center and died six days later, on September 13.
The decorated fighter recalled the frustration that he was not able to visit 'Pac in the hospital before his death.
He later added that "it Is very difficult to talk about. A young boy who wanted to be great and then that happened."
Tyson and 'Pac were close friends during the '90's.
See Tyson's full interview above. The 'Cap start the conversation around 23 minutes.