Is Mike Tyson the role model Willie Jackson believes?

Willie Jackson - Mike Tyson's moko

Is Mike Tyson the role model Willie Jackson makes him out to be?

The Urban Maori Authority chairman has reached out to promoter Max Markson, offering a letter supporting the convicted rapist's entrance into New Zealand. The support is on the condition that Tyson visits a Marae in south Auckland and speaks to young Maori from the area.

"We're into Whanau Ora, we're into turning lives around - Tyson can help," Willie told Marcus Lush on RadioLIVE.

Listen to Marcus Lush speak with Willie Jackson about his support of Mike Tyson's visit here.

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