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  1. Tyson promoting Moreno-Payano

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions announced that it is headed to the Mesquite Arena in Mesquite, Texas, for a show Sept. 26 that will be headlined by bantamweight titlist Anselmo Moreno of P...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  2. Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Hall of Fame in...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have come a long way since 1997, when Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear in the third round and was disqualified in their infamous heavyweight championship rematch.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  3. Argenis Mendez to fight Rances Barthelemy in July 10 rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight titlist Argenis Mendez and mandatory challenger Rances Barthelemy, whose January fight ended in a storm of controversy, will meet in a rematch on July 10 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, promoter Mike Tyson announced on Wednesda

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  4. Tyson, Holmes take a look back

    Dan Rafael

    On Jan. 22, 1988, Mike Tyson, smack in his prime, defended the undisputed heavyweight championship against aging former champ Larry Holmes and blasted him out in the fourth round of a one-sided fight. Twenty-six years later, the former champions w...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  5. Celebrities, fighters pick Cotto-Martinez

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- There is plenty of opinion on who will win the fight between middleweight champ Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at Madison Square Garden. How about some celebrity and athlete picks? Mike Tyson: "...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  6. Iron Mike signs Olympian Khytrov

    Dan Rafael

    Ievgen Khytrov, a 2012 Olympian from Ukraine, has signed a co-promotional deal with Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions and New York-based Fight Promotions. Khytrov (4-0, 4 KOs), 25, who now lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., turned pro in December (in a sch...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  7. Mayweather, Tyson at BWAA awards

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- There will be some star power on hand Thursday night at the 89th annual Boxing Writers Association of America awards banquet at the MGM Grand. Numerous fighters are expected to be on hand, including two of the biggest names in the spo...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  8. Mike Tyson returns to Showtime

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson had a long association with Showtime during the 1990s through the end of his boxing career. In fact, 16 of his final 18 bouts were on the network. Tyson is returning to Showtime, but now as a promoter as his Iro...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  9. Tyson announces new fight series

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson's foray into promoting will take him and his company, Iron Mike Promotions, to the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pa., where he has announced a new monthly boxing series -- "KO Kings of Tomorrow" -- to be held a...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  10. Argenis Mendez wins appeal, gets title back

    Dan Rafael

    Argenis Mendez is getting back his junior lightweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  11. Another trainer change for Price

    Dan Rafael

    In mid-October, highly regarded British heavyweight prospect David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist at super heavyweight, announced he had switched trainers, leaving longtime cornerman Franny Smith to work with Adam Booth, who has had success wi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  12. Picking Mayweather-Alvarez

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Canelo Alvarez is the biggest fight of the year, but if you look at the picks compiled by Showtime, Mayweather is the overwhelming favorite to win Saturday night's pay-per-view headliner at the MGM Grand Garde...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  13. Chavez-Taylor I: All-action fight

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing world was still buzzing from Buster Douglas' massive upset of Mike Tyson to win the undisputed heavyweight championship a month earlier when it was rocked again, this time by one of the great fights of modern times -- the 1990 fight of the...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  14. ESPN's No. 6 superfight: Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield I

    Dan Rafael

    When Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield finally met in the ring, the build-up had been five years in the making. The fight itself somehow matched the hype, with Holyfield delivering the upset -- and ESPN's No. 6 superfight.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  15. FNF prelims to air on ESPN3

    Dan Rafael

    Getting to see bonus fights is always a good thing for boxing fans and that will be the case with this week's edition of "Friday Night Fights." While the first card promoted by Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions will feature a pair of title bouts ...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  16. John David Jackson joins Iron Mike

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titleholder John David Jackson has been one of boxing's top trainers for several years. Now he will be working with a number of new fighters after being hired as a trainer for Iron Mike Productions, the company announced. ...

    Blog | August 05, 2013