Chicago, IL, Tuesday, January 14, 2014–The Venue at the Horseshoe Casino will be a hotbed of action for Chicago boxing fans next month as Mike Tyson takes the stage for “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” on Saturday, February 8, and Hitz Boxing returns to The Venue on Friday, February 28 for “Fight Night at the Horseshoe.” Tickets for “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” are available at ticketmaster.com and tickets for “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” will be … Read Article
Hall of Famer Mike Tyson had a brilliant amateur career in the 1980’s. Now a professional boxing promoter for Iron Mike Productions (IMP), the youngest world heavyweight champion of all-time still has a burning passion for amateur boxing.… Read Article
Mike Tyson was the youngest heavyweight champion of all time and in 1987 voted, “World’s Most Popular Athlete.” Now he joins a select list of legendary fighters who became boxing promoters.
Jack Dempsey, the “Manasa Mauler,” stopped boxing after this fight against Gene Tunney. He promoted a few bouts before entering show business as an actor.… Read Article
U.K fight fans who were looking forward to meeting heavyweight legend Mike Tyson this week in London will be disappointed by the news that Tyson has been banned from entering the UK due to a change in UK immigration law.
According to a news story in today’s Independent newspaper, Tyson has had to scrap his planned book signing at Waterstones book store and will instead appear in Paris, France to fulfill his UK media obligations.… Read Article
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2013) – Last week’s much-anticipated professional debut of blue-chip welterweight prospect Erickson “Hammer” Lubin (1-0, 1 KO) launched what promises to be a special boxing career for the multi-talented 18-year-old southpaw.
Lubin registered a spectacular knockout of Eric De Jesus (1-1, 1 KO), unloading an explosive barrage of punches, leading to a stoppage only 35-seconds into the opening round. The combination of Erickson’s speed, power and accuracy simply overwhelmed his … Read Article
Boxing is an inherently psychological undertaking. It is an activity that exposes the contestants to far more than the simple prospect of defeat: the potential combination of public humiliation and genuine physical harm percolate in a fighter’s mind to a degree that few who have not lived the experience can reasonably quantify. Far from being a mere test of physical skills then, boxing is perhaps one of the purest tests of human will power. Some … Read Article
November 13, 1985 – Mike Tyson scores a sensational 1st round knockout over Eddie Richardson in Houston. Cus D’amato died the week before. Cus told Mike that would happen one day and he told Mike to continue on. Mike promised he would. And man did he continue on. Youngest Heavyweight Champion of All time — Commercials on network TV for Pepsi Cola, Nintendo Video, Kodak Film — Hired as a spokesperson for the New York … Read Article
One of boxing’s biggest names, Mike Tyson, returns to HBO this Saturday with the network debut of HBO FILMS’ MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH, the one-man stage show directed by legendary filmmaker Spike Lee. The riveting and compelling film premieres SATURDAY, NOV. 16 (8:00 – 9:30 p.m. ET/PT), followed by an all-new episode of 24/7 PACQUIAO/RIOS and a World Championship Boxing® super middleweight title showdown. … Read Article
November 1, 1985 -Mike’s last fight with Cus D’amato – Iron Mike KO’s Sterling Benjamin – Cus dies 3 days later.
October 25, 1985 – Mike Tyson scores a spectacular one punch knockout over big Robert Colay