Things got emotional on Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson when Sugar Ray Leonard sat down with his fellow champion boxer to talk about life inside and outside the ring. The series isn’t one that typically features its guests or hosts in tears, but as he spoke with one his idols about their favorite sport.

Mike Tyson Cries & Calls Himself "Empty" Without Boxing
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Tyson became choked up as he spoke about being in juvenile hall at 13-years-old, watching Leonard fight and knowing he wanted to do the same thing somedayand explained how he felt when he was watching those wins and losses. Then, Tyson touched on who he was as a fighter and how he struggles with repressing the person he used to be because that person was out control, while also missing his former self because that rage is what aided in making him a phenomenal boxer.

“I know the art fight, I know the art war,” Tyson said. “That’s why I’m so feared. That’s why they feared me when I was in the ring ’cause I was an annihilator. I was born for that]. Now those days are gone. I’m empty. I’m nothing. I’m working on being the art humbleness.” As he fought through his tears, Tyson said, no more and I miss him.”

“Sometimes I feel like a b*tch,” added Tyson. “Because I don’t want that person to come out because if he comes out, hell is coming with him. And it’s not fun at all. I’m not trying] to sound cool like I’m a tough guy… .” Watch Mike Tyson’s emotional clip with Sugar Ray Leonard below.