Boxing

Boxer Clifford Etienne Lands Prison Barber GIG During 105-Year Sentence

Former boxing star Clifford Etienne is passing time during his 105-year prison sentence by giving his prison mates fresh cuts ..

Etienne is a former heavyweight contender and had fights with huge names like Mike Tysonand Francois Botha … before he found himself in a bit of legal trouble.

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In 2006, Etienne was found guilty of robbing a check cashing business, attempting to shoot a police officer and carjacking. He was eventually sentenced to 105 years behind bars.

Despite the long sentence, the 49-year-old appears to be in great spirits — spending his time painting and cutting hair for his prison mates … as well as responding to his pen pals.

In a letter, obtained by TMZ Sports … Etienne says “I am still healthy, and I look forward to a better future.”

“I paint and cut hair almost every day … I do watch TV sometimes … mostly news and sports.”

Etienne also talks about his living situation, as well as reflects on his boxing career.

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The fighter is remaining extremely positive about his future, saying, “I will get out of here” … even if the legal odds aren’t in his favor.

Etienne also weighs in on his fight with Tyson back in 2003 

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