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Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame to Induct 19 Greats on Aug. 10

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (June 7, 2013) -- Legends MIKE TYSON, SUGAR RAY LEONARD and OSCAR DE LA HOYA head up the list to be feted at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The star-studded inaugural class of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame will be officially inducted in a gala dinner on Saturday, August 10, at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. Tickets for the event, ranging [...]

Mike Tyson Tour: A New Day…..And A Night To Remember

Miami, Fl - On any given night the streets of South Beach offer every form of entertainment from sky lounges for swingers to jazz clubs with humdingers! In a city where everything under the sun has taken place in the darkness of the moonlight, recently, locals had a chance to witness one of the few things that no one there had ever quite seen. A typical South Beach night starts to buzz at about 1am. [...]

Profile of Former Heavyweight Champ Mike Tyson – March 19 on HBO

Now in its 19th season, REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV’s most honored sports journalism program, presents more enterprising features and reporting when its 192nd edition, available in HDTV, debuts TUESDAY, MARCH 19 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT & 9:00 p.m. CT), exclusively on HBO. Other HBO playdates: March 19 (3:20 a.m.), 22 (2:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.), 24 (8:30 a.m.), 27 (4:00 p.m., midnight) and 30 (8:30 [...]

Short Documentary Film “I Beat Mike Tyson” Released

I BEAT MIKE TYSON, a 2012 film festival favorite, will be released as a "staff pick" on the video sharing site Vimeo on Tuesday, January 15. The 13-minute film, which chronicles the story of famed Irish boxer Kevin McBride, will also be available for streaming on the websites ShortoftheWeek.com and IBeatMikeTyson.com. In 2005, an unknown Irish boxer beat Mike Tyson before hundreds of thousands [...]

Tyson & Leonard Head Up Nev Boxing Hall of Fame’s Inaugural Class

Rich Marotta, founder and CEO of the newly-established Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF), announced the NVBHOF's historic inaugural class of inductees at a news conference today, which was held at the Richard Steele Boxing Club in North Las Vegas. Induction will take place in 2013. Details on the ceremony will be released in the coming months. Voting for the inaugural class of the NVBHOF was [...]

Mike Tyson Interview Transcript

MIKE TYSON: Hey Guys Is there anything you don’t like to talk about in the show? Something that hurts you to talk about. MIKE TYSON: You went right to the hurt part, huh? I speak about my daughter towards the end of the show and that’s kind of not a pretty sight. Did you have to be pushed to talk about everything? MIKE TYSON: I talk about everything that everyone knows about. They have [...]

Mike Tyson Kicks Off MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH Tour

After a highly successful bout on Broadway, Mike Tyson announced today that he will take his acclaimed one-man show, “MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH,” on a national tour. Helmed by renowned director Spike Lee and producer James L. Nederlander, the tour is set to begin in February 2013. The legendary boxer, “Iron Mike,” will kick off his 10-week tour with a two-night engagement at the Murat Theatre [...]

Mike Tyson Vs. Sonny Liston!

by James Slater - Though the late, great Charles “Sonny” Liston is arguably best remembered (certainly by younger fans) for his two fights with the one man he could never intimidate, in Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali, it is beyond debate that the former heavyweight king was one of the most adept boxers in heavyweight history when it comes to frightening an opponent. Is Liston in fact, THE single [...]

Tyson: Ricky Hatton should take the slow approach back to the top

By Michael Collins: Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson feels that former two division world champion Ricky Hatton (45-2, 32 KO's) should take his time getting back to the top of the sport rather than rushing headlong into a fight that could lead to Hatton getting knocked out once again. Hatton is coming off of a three year retirement to face former WBA World welterweight champion Vyachslav Senchenko [...]

Foreman Vs. Tyson: The Heavyweight Explosion Of Heavyweight Explosions!

By James Slater: “Boxing is the theatre of the unexpected,” Larry Merchant “Fighting Tyson Would be Like Bird hunting for me; a bird’s nest on the ground,” George Foreman I don’t know about you, but I’ve never heard Mike Tyson talk about potential 1990’s rival and fellow former heavyweight king George Foreman. Never once. Maybe, just maybe, this is because at no time did “Iron [...]

Mike Tyson Vs. Evander Holyfield: Which Fighter Has The Greater Legacy?

by James Slater: Somewhat as it is with Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, the names Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson are destined to be forever linked. Though they only fought twice, with Holyfield winning on both occasions, Tyson and Holyfield had a long running rivalry, with a genuine grudge element added. The two were talked of as natural rivals as far back as 1987, when “The Real Deal” was a cruiserweight, [...]

Iceman John Scully: “I think Riddick Bowe potentially could have been one of the best heavyweight champions ever”

Exclusive Interview by Geoffrey Ciani - I was recently afforded the opportunity to have a very nice discussion with ‘Iceman’ John Scully. As a professional boxer, Scully posted a record of 38-11 with 21 wins coming by way of knockout during a career that spanned from 1988-2001. Scully shared his views on many of his contemporaries, including some of the biggest names in boxing from his era, including: [...]