Tyson fights for Visa
Former fighter battles with New Zealand
Three days after being banned from New Zealand, Mike Tyson has hit back at the decision to revoke his visa because of a rape conviction.
The former heavyweight boxing champion had planned to travel to Auckland in November.
During a visit to London, Tyson maintained on Saturday that "the people wanted me to come. If it was a fair organization, a fair fight I would be there but I got vetoed by the higher power."
Tyson served three years in prison after the 1991 rape of an 18-year-old woman at hotel in Indianapolis.
Tyson says being denied access to New Zealand is "one of those things in life that happens -- it's life on life's terms and everyone has to deal with that and those uncertainties."
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