Boxing: Mike Tyson targeted by a new rape complaint
Mike Tyson, a former heavyweight boxing champion, has been on trial for a few days following a complaint from a woman accusing him of having raped her in the 1990s.
His past catches up with him. mike tysonex-champion of the boxing rings of boxing chaotic life, is accused of sexually abusing a woman in the early 1990s, as revealed by the Times Union of Albany. The scene would have taken place in a limousine near New York.
The man who was considered one of the best heavyweights of all time had already been found guilty in 1992 of raping model Desiree Washington, 18 at the time of the events. He then spent three years behind bars.
Thirty years later, a woman, who insisted on remaining anonymous in the procedure because she fears being “attacked by the media and all the fans” of Mike Tyson, filed a complaint for “rape” in early January before a Albany County Civil Court. She is claiming $5 million in damages.
Mike Tyson has yet to react
The procedure is made possible by a New York State law that came into effect at the end of November and allows, for one year, victims of sexual assault to claim a civil trial without fear of prescription.
In a brief testimony dated December 23, 2022 and attached to the proceedings, the plaintiff claims to have met the boxer “in the early 1990s” in a nightclub, then to have followed him in his limousine, where he would have assaulted her before rape her.
She reports physical and especially psychological after-effects that have dogged her for years. Mike Tyson had not reacted Tuesday evening.
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