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Former boxing champion Mike Tyson supports Trump tycoon in Republican primaries

Washington, United States | AFP | Controversial former boxing heavyweight Mike Tyson entered the American political arena by supporting billionaire Donald Trump in the race from the Republican primary to the 2016 presidential race.
Tyson, 49, said in an interview broadcast by the streaming channel HuffPost Live that he would like to see the real estate mogul succeed President Barack Obama to lead the country.
“He should be president of the United States, that’s what he should be,” the former athlete replied when asked his opinion about Trump.
Let’s try something new. Let’s try to govern the United States as a company, where the color of the skin does not make any difference, “he added, supporting the verbose candidate, who then thanked him for his support through the Twitter network.
Donald Trump is competing with 14 other hopefuls for the Republican nomination, and Mike Tyson, boxing’s biggest star of the late 2000s, have known each other for years.
The businessman organized in 1988, at his Trump Plaza hotel-casino in Atlantic City (east), the legendary fight in which Mike Tyson knocked out Michael Spinks in just 91 seconds; According to the New York Times, Trump was also the fighter’s financial advisor.

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