Originally Posted by mr. magoo
I don't know about anbody else, but if Cus was supposed to be a father type figure stearing him in life's better directions, this sure didn't look like it to me.
Ultimately, Cus was acting selfishly. He wanted another champion before he died and he obviously thought Tyson had the goods. Cus realised he didn't have a lot of time left.
A lot of stuff Mike did was swept under the table by D'Amato, or smoothed over.
In some ways he was
a father figure and in some ways he was simply using Mike.