Mike Tyson backs `awesome human being` Armstrong to bounce back from

Mike Tyson backs 'awesome human being' Armstrong to bounce back from scandal

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 08:40 hrs

Retired heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has called disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong an 'awesome human being', and encouraged others to trust the cyclist.

Tyson, whose career was shrouded in controversy and included a stint in prison, said Armstrong will come out of the scandal a stronger person, CBS News reports.

Calling on Armstrong's friends to support him during his troubled period, Tyson said that a true friend will help Armstrong absorb the bashing that he has been receiving.

He also said that being human beings, no one is perfect and each will keep making mistakes. (ANI)

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