“It’s just to put that message out there, you can get through it, you should never hide away and never ever succumb to the darkness.”
Tomorrow, Paris will fly out to Las Vegas to offer he support to Tyson in the days leading up to the big fight.
“Also what it shows and Tyson sums up so beautifully and you do quite painfully really, is that success on the outside does not make you healthy in your mind. it doesn’t bring you that happiness of having all of those external signals of success, actually what matters is he needs to see you,” Ranvir remarked. “Tell me how much he needs you and the kids to focus [on a fight].”
“At the moment he said he is going to switch his phone off to the outside world, but just keep in contact with me and the kids. It’s just the aim so he can think he is coming home soon,” Paris said. “‘After the fight, I can go home to the wife and kids.’ It’s something to support him behind the madness that’s going on.”
She has previously explained how she finds it difficult to watch her husband in the ring, remarking: “It is almost physically painful watching him. It is hard every time, the level of the fights – there are more problems, cuts, bruises.”
It has been said, Deontay has the hardest punch in the world, last time Tyson went against him, he was punched twice but got back up.