Tag: Mike Tyson

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Chris Brown has Mike Tyson worried

This July 15, 2009 file photo shows Mike Tyson arrives to the ESPY Awards. Photo by Jack Hannah/CNN/File) by Breeanna Hare (CNN)–As Chris Brown checks into rehab to “gain insight” into his behavior, another celebrity who’s pushed past a bad reputation is rooting for him.

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Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

In this Sept. 10, 1973, file photo, Muhammad Ali, right, winces as Ken Norton hits him with a left to the head during their re-match at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Norton, a former heavyweight champion, has died, his son said, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. He was 70. (AP Photo/File) by Tim DahlbergAP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — One point on one card, a couple of points on some others. Ken Norton fought the greats, but the decisions he needed to be great never seemed to go his way. He busted Muhammad Ali’s jaw to hand him only his second defeat. But he lost two narrow decisions to Ali the next two times they’d meet, including their final 1976 fight at Yankee Stadium. And after he lost by just one point to Larry Holmes in their 1978 heavyweight title fight, Norton’s career was all but over. “Kenny was a good, good fighter. He beat a lot of guys,” said Ed Schuyler Jr., who covered many of Norton’s fights for The Associated Press. “He gave Ali fits because Ali let him fight coming forward instead of making him back up.”

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Column: The short, sad life of Tommy Morrison

In this June 7, 1993 file photo, newly crowned WBO heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison receives his championship belt after defeating George Foreman in Las Vegas, Nev. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File) by Tim DahlbergAP Sports Columnist LAS VEGAS (AP) – Tommy Morrison was just a few hours away from a comeback bout that was supposed to lead him to Mike Tyson when he got the news inside the crowded casino at the MGM Grand hotel.

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Tyson sues Live Nation over alleged embezzlement

ONE MAN SHOW—In this June 18, 2012 photo, former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson announces “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” a one man show on Broadway, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Tyson sued a financial services firm owned by Live Nation Entertainment on Wednesday, claiming one of its advisers embezzled more than $300,000 from the former heavyweight champ and cost him millions more in lost earnings.