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Letting Ants Live

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In June 1991, in Las Vegas' Mirage Hotel, Tyson defeated Razor Ruddock in a 12-round unanimous decision.

"Being this vegan guy, I've lost the desire to kill things. My wife wants me to kill bugs. I don't want to kill bugs, the bugs want to live too. Just because they're inconveniencing you, you want to kill them. That's the way we used to think with black people -- he's inconveniencing me, kill this n---er. I used to look at life like that. But the bugs and the ants, they want to live. How can you not want to live? Even if you are a wretched, crude scoundrel, how can you not want to live?"