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Buster Douglas Recalls KO of Mike Tyson In Tokyo

By Scoop Malinowski   It was one of the greatest shock upsets in sports history. It was probably the biggest upset in boxing history.  February 11, 1990, Tokyo, Japan, James “Buster” Douglas beat Mike Tyson. “Mike Tyson has been knocked out!”   Here is a recollection by the man himself, ...

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Biofile David Tua Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski   STATUS: Former World Heavyweight Championship challenger vs. Lennox Lewis in 2000. Olympic bronze medalist in ’92. HT: 5-10 1/2  WT: 244 BORN ON: Nov. 21, 1972 IN: Western Samoa CHILDHOOD HEROES:  “Marciano, Louis, Frazier, Ali. My uncle Afutoto. He was not only good in school, ...

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My Interview With Kevin Rooney About Mike Tyson

By Scoop Malinowski Kevin Rooney is one of the most famous figures in modern boxing history because of his important role as the trainer of Iron Mike Tyson, during the former World Heavyweight Champion’s most productive, exciting and devastating years from 1985-1988. A few years ago I had a chance ...

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Tyson’s Olympic Failure Was “A Blessing”

On this day August 6, 1984, Mike Tyson lost in the heavyweight division of the Olympic Trials to Henry Tillman at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The decision was controversial and some say it was retribution by USA Boxing against Tyson’s trainer Cus D’Amato, who was infamous for his outspoken ...

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