Today, June 30, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson turns 49. Over the years, Tyson has crafted a strange legacy for himself as a boxer, an outspoken public figure and an actor with a complex personality all his own.
During the span of his career, he had some of the fastest and most incredible knockouts in boxing history, and said some of the most outlandish and astounding things in the world of sports. Now, he's starring in an one-man show about his troubled past and he's also written a bestselling book about his life.
In observance of the controversial boxer's birthday, here are 12 of his best, scariest and most fascinating quotes.