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Boxing legend Mike Tyson visits Florea Sorin

Mike Tyson is a pigeon fancier. When his four-year-old daughter died in a tragic accident, Mike Tyson's mind turned to violence. But the man known across the globe as Iron Mike kept himself from going off the rails after the terrible accident in 2009, thanks to his love for pigeons.

   

Tyson revealed: "I have loved pigeons since I was nine. They were my escape. I was fat and ugly. Kids teased me all the time. The only joy I had was pigeons."

Florea Sorin, owner of Merkur Casino in Romania, invited boxing legend Mike Tyson in Romania. To promote pigeon racing, the Merkur casino and the energy drink Black Energy.


Mike Tyson (l) meeting Florea Sorin (2nd left), Sorin's father (2nd right) and one of Sorin's loft managers (r)