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How To Rebuild American Boxing?

By Scoop Malinowski Ten years ago in 2011 I wrote this article and asked the question: How does American boxing rebuild itself, from these dismal days of Floyd Mayweather running from $50-100 million to box Manny Pacquiao and James Kirkland getting knocked out by a Japanese journeyman, to the golden ...

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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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Is Don King trying to entice Mike Tyson to fight Trevor Bryan for WBA Regular belt?

Don King and Mike Tyson had a business lunch last week in Boca Raton, FL. During that meeting it’s highly probably that Don King did try to mention a business proposal to the $16m dollar man (Tyson earned $16m vs Roy Jones in November). Keep in mind, King’s only meal ...

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James Toney Says He’s Fighting Tyson Next

The boxing buzz is that Mike Tyson is supposed to fight Evander Holyfield next, in an exhibition fight that will generate $100 to $200 million. Tyson pal Zab Judah said last week the deal is signed, sealed and delivered. But today James Toney has declared a contradictory schedule of events ...

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Mike Tyson: The Ultimate Inspiration

By Scoop Malinowski Everybody knows the Mike Tyson story: Rags to riches, Brooklyn ghetto to global icon status, kid criminal to fistic kingpin, youngest heavyweight champ in history, most explosive boxer to ever lace up the gloves. And the world saw his ups and down, highs and lows. The epic ...

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Mike Tyson Can Save Boxing

The name Mike Tyson is on the same level of fame and popularity as Muhammad Ali, just in a different way. They both electrified the most challenging sport on earth and left us mortals in awe. They reigned supreme, inspired millions, and in the end each became positive, beloved figures. ...

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Mike Tyson Adored Diego Maradona

As one might expect Mike Tyson had the utmost respect for the legendary soccer star from Argentina Diego Armando Maradona Franco. Like Tyson, Maradona was an undersized powerhouse athlete from an underprivileged background who despite his physical shortcomings somehow became the dynamic premier performer in his sport. Tyson won the ...

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Mike Tyson Is Voting For Donald Trump

Former Heavyweight Champ Mike Tyson is no longer keeping it a secret who he’s voting for in the 2020 Presidential election. “I made a lot of money from Trump for my fights in Atlantic City (in the 1980s). I made a lot of money when I had a Republican President,” ...

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Why A Mike Tyson Comeback Make$ $en$e

Boxing in America is down in the dumps right now. Not just because of Corona but because there are no money-in-the-bank American stars to sell. Errol Spence? Nobody really cares because he won’t fight Bud Crawford. Deontay Wilder? Exposed as a pretender by Tyson Fury. Canelo Alvarez? Sure, he’s pretty ...

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Tyson vs Mayweather, Anyone?

Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather are both itching to put the gloves back on and throw some punches in the ring.  Tyson has announced he will box some exhibitions for charity and Mayweather is organizing a September bout against Adrien Broner. Nobody cares to see Floyd box another Al Haymon ...

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