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'I ain't the same person I was'

Originally Published: June 28, 2004
ESPN.com news services

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's hard-knocks history of growing up in Brooklyn is well documented. He navigated a bumpy road to the top of his profession in the '80s, got knocked out by Buster Douglas in 1990, served jail time for a rape conviction and seems to have a propensity for bizarre behavior.

Not to mention Tyson, who turns 38 on Wednesday, is in debt up to his eye tattoo.

Tyson told the New York Sun in editions of June 23 that he has been sleeping in homeless shelters ...

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