US boxer and former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong in September 2012. Photo: AFP
US boxer and former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong in September 2012. Photo: AFP

Ex-boxing champion Mike Tyson accused of raping woman in early 1990s

  • The accuser, who is suing for US$5 million, says Tyson attacked her in his limousine after they met at a New York nightclub
  • The lawsuit was filed under the state’s Adult Survivors Act, which gives victims a 1-year window to file lawsuits over sexual assaults that happened years ago

US boxer and former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong in September 2012. Photo: AFP
US boxer and former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong in September 2012. Photo: AFP
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