- Sol Xochitl is a Mexican and the ex-girlfriend of African-American former and one of the greatest boxers, Mike Tyson.
- She is the mother of 57 years old Tyson 2 children – a boy named Miguel and Tyson’s deceased daughter, Exodus.
- The woman who stuck with Tyson at the time he was bankrupt was an alleged stripper and also a fitness freak.
Mike Tyson remains one of the greatest boxers of all time with several accolades that include the WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2012). His fame formed a magnetic force such that a lot around him, including his 3 marriages, several relationships, a rape case, and 7 children came to the limelight. Among the women include a Mexican, Sol Xochitl. She was a said-stripper, dancer, and mother of Tyson’s son Miguel Leon Tyson and the deceased daughter of the boxer named Exodus Tyson.
10 Most Intriguing Facts About Sol Xochitl
1. Sol Xochitl was allegedly a stripper
Prior to her meeting Tyson in the 2000s, it was purported that Xochitl was a stripper. There’s a further claim that it was at a strip club that she met Tyson and eventually started dating.
He was said to have met her about the time his marriage was reaching its end with his second wife, Monica Turner. To get over the divorce, he started to frequent the clubs and perhaps along the line met the celebrity-ex.
2. Mike Tyson has been married 3 times
Robin Givens (1988-1989)
There is an actress and model who became married to Mike Tyson in 1988 after their first date 11 months earlier. At the time, it was reported that Givens had told Tyson she was pregnant but would later claim to have had a miscarriage.
The result of the miscarriage led to Tyson believe that the pregnancy was only a ploy by the actress to hasten up their marriage. Later, Tyson claimed to have been traumatized by the relationship while Givens also claimed to have been abused.
Tyson would later find her in bed with actor, Bradd Pitt. In 1989, they had a messy divorce. At the time, Givens was called labeled The Most Hated Woman in America. She was further accused of being a gold digger who had married Tyson just so she could leech on his wealth – a claim she denied.
Monica Turner (1997-2003)
It was in 1997 that Monica Turner whom Tyson met at a party organized by Eddie Murphy settled to be married. The couple had 2 children together and divorced in 2003.
The cause of the divorce was reported to be a result of adultery and extravagance on the part of Tyson. The marriage was the last of Tyson before his relationship with Sol Xochitl started.
Lakiha Spicer (2009 – present)
It was after his relationship had gone south with Sol Xochitl that his relationship with Lakiha came to the light. They became married in 2009 and have been together since.
3. Her ex served a jail term for rape
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5’10 feet tall Tyson has been in and out of controversies that include, physical abuse, drugs cum sex addiction; and sex abuse. In 1992, the boxer was sentenced to 6 years in prison along with 4 years probation for allegedly raping then-18 years old Desiree Washington. At the time, she was Miss Black Rhode Island. He was released in 1995 after 3 years.
4. Tyson was broke at the time Sol Xochitl dated him
In 2003, Tyson’s financial struggles came to the limelight, and were having a debt approximated at $23 million. Also, his status as a felon would close numerous doors for him to fight. This was about the time Sol was dating the boxer.
5. She gruesomely lost her daughter, Exodus
Sol Xochitl was at her home in Phoenix with the 2 children she bore Mike Tyson – a boy named Miguel and a daughter named Exodus. At the time, Tyson was in Las Vegas.
Exodus at the house was trapped in a cord from a treadmill. It was her older brother, Miguel who found her and called their mother, Sol. She gave the little girl CPR before the police came. Exodus remained in life support briefly until her demise on May 26 2009 at the age of 4.
The took a toll on Sol as well as Tyson who would blame himself for not being there. He also regretted being in financial distress that led to burying Exodus with funds he got as support.
After the death of Exodus, it was also reported that officials from the Phoenix Fire Department claimed to have received a 911 call barely an hour prior to the death of the 4-year-old. Sol allegedly through the call stated electrocution from a treadmill cord, yet, she later claimed it was hanging.
6. Did she escape Mike Tyson’s violence with women?
As much as we know, there is no story of violence against the former said dancer. However, a number of the exes of the 1984 New York Golden Gloves heavyweight champion were reportedly abused.
7. She reportedly was on good terms with Tyson after they broke up
In his 600-paged autobiography, 57 years old Tyson as per reports dubbed Xotchitl as Shelby or Mexican. In the book, he was said to have described her as having the prowess to do the many things he did in training. While it is not clear why they broke up, there are insinuations that they maintained a relatively good relationship.
8. Her son Miguel is a boxer
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Miguel Tyson who was born in 2002 is the first child of Sol has with Tyson. He exposed himself to boxing and receives some training from his father. Mike Tyson shared footage of his training his son. The video was accompanied by many comments mostly centered on whether Miguel would turn out to be another Iron Mike.
9. Where is she now?
Sol has always been out of the spotlight even while she was dating the heavyweight champion. At present, she has concealed details about her career and relationship among others.