Boxing legend Mike Tyson is set to vote for the first time ever thanks to a Nevada law restoring voting rights to convicted felons.
The 54-year-old former world heavyweight champion shared the news on Twitter on Tuesday with a link to register to vote.
“This election will be my 1st time voting,” he wrote.
“I never thought I could because of my felony record. I’m proud to finally vote.”
Nevada’s 2019 criminal justice reform allowed convicted felons to register to vote after they’ve completed their jail sentence.
The Brooklyn-born Tyson spent three years in prison in the mid-1990s on charges of rape and deviant sexual conduct.
He did not say whether he’d be voting for Joe Biden or Donald Trump, who he endorsed in 2016.
Tyson will return to the ring on Nov. 28 for the first time in 15 years, for an eight-round exhibition bout with Roy Jones Jr.
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