From billionaires to bottom feeders, Mike Tyson continues to captivate the public’s imagination. Tyson seems to be the busiest man in entertainment these days, but Alan Massengale remembers when the recent hall of fame inductee was just the youngest heavyweight champ in history.
Mike Tyson will be inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame on Aug. 10, along with former titleholder Mike McCallum and the late Diego Corrales.
Mike Tyson has evolved into the polar opposite of the menacing figure he was the night he bit Evanader Holyfield’s ear. Tyson spoke openly about the incident at a recent media gathering for “The Bite Fight,” a book that chronicles the events of the infamous 1997 heavyweight championship.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
The horrific events surrounding Mike Tyson’s rematch with Evander Holyfield, whose ear was nearly bitten off by his rival, are recounted in The Bite Fight: Tyson, Holyfield and the Night that Change Boxing Forever.
Four-division beltholder Juan Manuel Marquez was ringside for Saturday night’s victory by Mike Alvarado over Brandon Rios, as was WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum would like to “mix-and-match” Brandon Rios, Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley over the course of the next few months.
Adrien Broner apparently bit a security guard during scuffle in Miami on Monday.
Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson discusses the accidental death of his 4-year-old daughter, his financial troubles and his one-man show, among other things, during his upcoming profile on HBO’s Real Sports, which debuts on March 19.
Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will be profiled on HBO Real Sports, which debuts on March 19.
Ageless Hall of Fame ring announcer Michael Buffer will be profiled on HBO’s debut series “Cornered” on March 5.