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  1. The day James "Buster" Douglas shook the world

    Dan Rafael

    Although 25 years have passed since James "Buster" Douglas' absolutely shocking, 10th-round knockout of heretofore indestructible Mike Tyson on Feb. 11, 1990 at the Tokyo Dome, it still resonates all these years later with those who remember it. It...

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2015
  2. Why I missed Douglas-Tyson

    Dan Rafael

    Editor's note: This blog was originally published in February 2013; this Wednesday is the 25th anniversary of the fight. Maybe outside of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team's upset of Russia in Lake Placid, N.Y., I view Buster Douglas' 10th-round k...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  3. Tyson's promotional company on the rocks

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson and Garry Jonas, who partnered 17 months ago to found promotional company Iron Mike Productions, are in the midst of a split, according to multiple source...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  4. Iron Mike Production cards get TV deal

    Dan Rafael

    Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions is promoting two cards this month -- Friday and Nov. 21 -- and it has snagged a television deal for both, which will air live on beIN Sports on its English-language network. In Friday's main event at the CONSOL E...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  5. Abraham-Smith II in the works?

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Super middleweight Paul Smith may get a rematch with titleholder Arthur Abraham even if the WBO doesn't order one based on his protest of the scoring of their fight Saturday in Kiel, Germany....

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  6. Boxing promoter Dan Goossen dies of liver cancer at 64

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing promoter Dan Goossen dies of liver cancer at 64

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Argenis Mendez wins appeal, gets title back

    Dan Rafael

    Argenis Mendez is getting back his junior lightweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014