Mike Tyson says he lost the fight against getting vaccinated.
“I didn’t do it willingly,” Tyson said. “I’m a little apprehensive of that. I was pretty much beaten into submission to do this because I travel internationally. And if I don’t travel, we don’t eat.”
He continued, “So I decided to take the risk and take the shot. And people, they have their own choice. I never got sick.’’
While the boxing legend notes that he didn’t have an adverse reaction to the vaccine, Tyson shares that he “might have caught” COVID-19 at one point because of some recent symptoms, which included “coughing, throwing up water” and being “dehydrated.”
Now, he says, he’s feeling much better. “I really feel well. The best I ever felt,” he declares.
Tyson appears to be getting back into competitive shape. On Wednesday, the 55-year-old former boxing champ shared a photo on Instagram of himself in the ring sparring with another athlete.
“Adversity makes the strong stronger, and the weak weaker,” Tyson captioned the photo.
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