This image released by Starpi, shows former boxer Mike Tyson, right, and his wife Kiki Tyson at the curtain call for the opening night of "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at the Longacre Theatre in New York. Photo: AP/Starpix, Amanda Schwab)

London - Mike Tyson wants to star in musicals.

The 46-year-old former boxer – who made a cameo in comedy ‘The Hangover’ as himself – wants to branch out and try a new career in order to entertain his fans.

According to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, he said: "I want to dance and sing. I want to do some dancing and singing musicals.” Tyson used to refer to himself as the “baddest man on the planet” but insisted that’s not who he is anymore.

He said: "I don't have the desire to be that guy any more. I was always the bad guy that wanted to be a good guy, but I didn't know how to be a good guy. I was always so concentrating on being bad.

"I'm just so happy to become this guy, to be a responsible adult. For a guy like me this is very courageous."

The former sportsman blew millions of dollars on alcohol and drugs over the years but says boxing for him wasn’t about the money.

He said: "I didn't care about my business. I only cared about my glory.

"You can't buy that ... I was the best fighter in the world. Nobody could beat me with money in my prime, you had to be a better fighter and there wasn't any." - Bang Showbiz