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Rob Ford Met Mike Tyson

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Posted on September 9, 2014, at 3:47 p.m. ET

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and former boxer Mike Tyson met on Tuesday in Toronto.

Meeting @MikeTyson before tomorrow's performance of "Undisputed Truth" at the ACC #Toronto #TOpoli

Mayor Rob Ford@TOMayorFord

Meeting @MikeTyson before tomorrow's performance of "Undisputed Truth" at the ACC #Toronto #TOpoli

2:30 PM - 09 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Tyson is in Toronto to perform his one-man show "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth."

Great to meet the legendary @MikeTyson today at City Hall

Mayor Rob Ford@TOMayorFord

Great to meet the legendary @MikeTyson today at City Hall

2:14 PM - 09 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Tyson was convicted and served three years on rape charges. Ford, who was caught on camera smoking crack, recently completed a stint in rehab.

We're at #cityhall and @MikeTyson hangs with #RobFord

Jorge Barbosa@JorgeBarbosa5

We're at #cityhall and @MikeTyson hangs with #RobFord

2:54 PM - 09 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Asked about Tyson's checkered past, Ford told reporters, "I’m not going to comment on his personal life. I’ve just never met the man before, and interested in seeing what he has to say.”

Rob Ford on Mike Tyson: "We're cut from the same cloth."

Natalie Johnson@NatalieCTV

Rob Ford on Mike Tyson: "We're cut from the same cloth."

2:53 PM - 09 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Tyson called Ford, "The best mayor in Toronto's history."

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