MIKE TYSON makes his dramatic return to the boxing ring in a clash of the titans with Roy Jones Jr.
‘Iron’ Mike hasn’t been in the squared circle since his knockout loss to Kevin McBride back in 2005, while Jones only stopped boxing two years ago.
Mike Tyson has been with Lakiha Spicer since 2009[/caption]
Their upcoming clash has been met with criticism from some corners of the boxing world, but for the fight to go ahead, Tyson would’ve asked for approval from his tight-knit family.
His wife Lakiha Spicer has been side by Tyson’s side for most of his post-fighting career, but for the first time in her life, she’ll experience her husband in action next week.
Who is Lakiha Spicer and how old is she?
Lakiha, or Kiki, as she’s known, met Tyson met Tyson when she was just 18 years old after promoter Don King introduced the pair to each other after one of his fights.
They didn’t marry, however, until 2009, not long after they started dating.
The pair tied the knot at a private ceremony at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel.
Kiki was born in 1977 and in 2008 was sentenced to six months in prison after defrauding £60,000 from a company owned by her father.
Tyson and Lakiha have two children together – Milan, 12 and Morocco, 9[/caption]
Spicer went into prison pregnant with Tyson’s baby before coming out and finding the former world heavyweight champ addicted to drugs.
She managed to wean Tyson off his addictions, however – something he credits her with.
“I’m very happy me and my wife got together, because I don’t know how I would have survived out there”, he told US magazine People.
And despite various rumblings about strains in their marriage, Tyson and Kiki have remained together ever since.
Do they have kids together?
Tyson and Kiki have two children, a daughter named Milan, 12, and a son called Morocco, 9.
The 54-year-old also has other children with different women.
Tyson may have Lakiha by his side for his clash with Jones Jr [/caption]
Lakiha met Tyson when she was 18 but they didn’t marry until she was 32[/caption]
Tyson has 30-year-old Mikey Lorna, 24-year-old Rayna, 22-year-old Amir, 18-year-old Miguel.
The former WBC world champ was also married to Robin Givens and Monica Turner.
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What Tyson says about Kiki
Tyson claimed earlier this year that without a wife, he was a ‘savage animal’, noting that he even feats his current spouse Lahika.
“Without my wife, I’m a savage animal… I look at women differently as I get older,” he told ExpediTIously.
“When I was younger, I viewed them as pleasure. Now that I’m older, I look at them as the half.
The pair have been together for 11 years in total[/caption]
“It makes me realise that I’m a man. And at this stage in my life, they’re my teachers.
“If a man doesn’t have a little bit of fear of his wife, he’s not living his life right.”