TWENTY years ago, a Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. showdown would have been intriguing and competitive. Unfortunately, one cannot turn back the hands of time and boxing fans will have to find ways to get excited with the idea of the two ...
Aug 8, 2020
IT would have been a blockbuster fight had it been made during their primes.But legendary fighters Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr facing in an eight-round exhibition match will purely be for entertainment and some money on the side especially ...
Jul 24, 2020
NOT since the days of Jane Fonda has a workout routine caught the attention of the world. The video of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson hitting the mitts with explosive power has gone viral on social media and predictably fueled talks of ...
May 30, 2020
AN Australian matchmaker is dangling $1 million for Mike Tyson to fight a rugby player-turned-boxer in an exhibition match.Brian Amatruda reportedly has contacted the camp of Tyson, who had career earnings of under $700 million although is now worth $ ...
May 7, 2020
Well, it looks like the coronavirus-induced lockdown is doing boxing legend Mike Tyson good.The former undisputed world heavyweight champion - now 53 years old - trended on Twitter Saturday after he shared a snippet of him working the mitts with the caption, " ...
May 2, 2020
CHICAGO - Nearly 18 years ago, before heading off to the East swing of the 2002 NBA Finals in East Rutherford, New Jersey, where the Nets were swept by the Los Angeles Lakers, I made a pit stop in Memphis, Tennessee.I didn&# ...
Feb 26, 2020
LAS VEGAS - The best fights come with questions, and there are many surrounding Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as they meet in a rematch that is arguably the biggest heavyweight title fight since Lennox Lewis destroyed Mike Tyson 18 years ago in ...
Feb 21, 2020
By JULIE CARR SMYTH COLUMBUS, Ohio - Buster Douglas will mark the 30th anniversary of his upset boxing victory over Mike Tyson with a campaign aimed at inspiring others who face long odds.Douglas, 59, joined organizers at the Ohio Statehouse Wednesday to ...
Oct 31, 2019
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MIKE Tyson is ready to talk your ears off about MMA.The former heavyweight champion is set to join the Professional Fighters League as host of the new series "Mike Tyson's New Fight Game: The PFL," which will debut this ...
Oct 8, 2019
CALIFORNIA CITY, California - Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is becoming a California marijuana entrepreneur.TheBlast.com reports that Tyson and partners on Dec. 20 broke ground on a plot for a cannabis resort in California City, a remote Mojave Desert town that&# ...
Jan 3, 2018
Mike Tyson sent back to the US after Chile denies entrySANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean authorities say they've denied former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson entry to the country and are sending him back to the US.Chile's equivalent of the ...
Nov 10, 2017
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accepted a champion's belt from former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) for his efforts on prisoner re-entry."You took the punches, trust me, you deserve it," ...
Apr 14, 2017
THERE is no story in boxing more inspiring than that of a challenger bucking huge odds to dethrone the incumbent, hitherto invincible world champion.On June 13, 1935, journeyman James Braddock, down on his luck and nursing chronically injured hands, stunned murderous ...
Mar 23, 2017
BEIJING - A proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is "ridiculous" and "foolish," former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said on Wednesday.In Beijing to promote professional boxing in China, Tyson said any pro boxers going to the ...
May 26, 2016
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GLENDALE, California - Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting Club, Ronda Rousey grabbed her judo coach and abruptly flung him onto the canvas with an enormous bang.This training violence unsettled Iron Mike, whose eyes widened in awe while Rousey ...
Jul 17, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Boxing legend Mike Tyson, a longtime fan of Manny Pacquiao, believes the Filipino's power and speed will reign supreme against his Floyd Mayweather Jr.Speaking to Spin.ph, Tyson is hoping Pacquiao's tame behavior during interviews and ...
Apr 30, 2015
FORMER undisputed world heavyweight champion Mike believes Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in for his toughest fight ever against Manny Pacquiao.Tyson said Pacquiao will serve as the true test of the 38-year-old Mayweather, who's been unbeaten in his 47 ...
Mar 16, 2015
FORMER undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson sees Floyd Mayweather Jr. could find himself in trouble if he's to fight with the same flair Manny Pacquiao in their May 2 megabuck fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.Tyson said Mayweather ...
Mar 8, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.Attorney Stephen Stubbs said ...
Sep 23, 2014
TORONTO - Mike Tyson has unleashed a curse-filled diatribe at an interviewer on live TV after the anchor referred to him as a convicted rapist.Nathan Downer of Toronto all-news network CP24 was interviewing Tyson on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), a ...
Sep 11, 2014
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