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Sports: James “The Beast” Wilson Takes Fighting Tips From “Iron” Mike Tyson (Video)

Wow! A young scrapper getting tips from Iron Mike, once the youngest heavyweight boxing champ ever. Ever wonder how Tyson was fast enough to touch ’em up with so much deadly stuff at close quarters? Well, watch as the mentor gives up some game on moves to ‘The Beast.’

“The baddest man on the planet and my mentor @miketyson it was a honor to have him watching my fights and giving me some tips. Btw that lil punch to the shoulder hurt. Damn champ,” wrote heavyweight contender James “The Beast” Wilson, who recently took to social media and posted a video of himself getting some tips from heavyweight legend Mike Tyson. Check it out!


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Crazy Mike Tyson Stories (Video)

As told by those who lived them, these are some of the illest instances of The Champ going full Mike on motherf**kers. They weren’t ready. Good or bad, they just weren’t ready for the level of craziness. Don’t know if you are even ready to hear these stories. But you’re going to. Press play.

(And that situation the L.O.X. had with Tyson… the winner and still champion crazy story… Catch that after the jump.)

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ESPN’s 30 For 30: Chasing Tyson (Video)

Plain and simple, in boxing’s mid-1980’s to mid-1990’s, Iron Mike Tyson was that dude! The ‘Baddest Man On The Planet’ was trained and became known for throwing ‘punches with bad intentions’ that left opponents destroyed and fight watchers astonished. Tyson was a star gone nova who cast a commanding shadow over boxing. Meanwhile, there was Evander Holyfield… the man who captured the heavyweight title when he knocked out Buster Douglas, the only dude to date who had knocked Tyson out… the man long-considered a mild-mannered champ, a legitimate champ, but never a truly great champ. In that era, when there were several who might ascend to that status, the way to it ran through Mike Tyson. To be the man, you gotta beat the man; and Iron Mike was that man. Holyfield was ready for that status, ready to take on ‘the man’ in 1991, but Tyson had to pull out due to injury. Rescheduling of the fight of destiny was further delayed when Tyson was convicted of rape later and had to spend time in jail. Even when he was in prison, away from the sport, people overwhelmingly considered Tyson the best of in heavyweight boxing.

All the while, Holyfield was fighting for titles and standing – dramatically gaining, losing and regaining the heavyweight crown. He was fighting. Tyson was sitting. And still, no real respect as a champ on his own… until November 1996. Holyfield, then 34, would finally get his shot at the heavily favored and four-years’ younger Tyson. Truly, this would be when Holyfield could earn the title, not just a belt, but undisputed status as ‘the man’ in heavyweight boxing. Yeah, ’96 gone be that year, when Holyfield was really considered the ‘Real Deal.’ After spending much of The Golden Era “Chasing Tyson,” Holyfield would do it.


And that second time… maaaan! Yeah, another incredible 30 For 30 by ESPN. Watch above.

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Mike Tyson Speaks On How He Met Tupac Shakur, Floyd Mayweather, & The ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ (Video)

Hahaaa! Iron Mike Tyson got stories for The Whoolywood Shuffle. All that time working on the “Mike Tyson Mysteries” and he just met his comedian co-star a few weeks ago… and he said what about Jenny McCarthy… and did he threaten to f#ck Drake up or…ummmm…?? Wow! Hilarious! But check out how he met Tupac Shakur in the clip above though.

(Interesting view on Floyd, Jr. and attaining legendary status.)

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Pioneer Supermodel Beverly Johnson Talks About Being Drugged By Bill Cosby, A One Night Stand With Mike Tyson And More (Video)

Okay, she is there because she is promoting a book. But c’mon son… you KNOW Sway would ask about what she said about The Coz and the druggings (being that Beverly Johnson was one of the first to affirm that Bill was dropping ’em with the drinks… allegedly). And the book is chock full of ‘Scandal’ level messiness besides that – rivalries between models, messing with that ‘white girl’ (e.g. cocaine), Mike Tyson… Verrrry interesting.

From being the first Black model on the cover of Vogue to building an international empire, the lovely Beverly Johnson stopped by Sway in the Morning to talk about her new book, The Face That Changed it All: A Memoir.


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Sports/History: Iron Mike Tyson On The ‘History Of Boxing’ (Documentary)

Excellent find by ‘Shadow & Act’ (respect)! The young Champ Iron Mike Tyson takes us on a documentary journey through boxing history; starting in the 1800s up through the early 1980s (his ‘up-and-coming’ time). Informative, enhanced by Mike’s commentary and insights, viewers are guaranteed to learn a good amount about the early history of the sweet science, the first televised fights, main events and controversial matches and more.

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Mike Tyson And Robin Williams Had The Same Drug Dealer (Video)

First of all. Robin Williams R.I.P. Now… Mike Tyson and Robin bought drugs from the same dealer? What the f#ck??!!

“This is very interesting. When I met [Robin Williams] and he said, ‘I was waiting for you…’ He started telling me about somebody I was purchasing from. I said to myself, ‘How does he know this lowlife dealer I know? They shouldn’t be in the same state…’ You go to every measure to get high. Everybody knows everybody.”
Mike Tyson

Everybody knows everybody… and their pusher. Wowwwww. Stream to listen above.


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‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ Coming To Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim (Trailer)

I don’t know if you ever did… but back in the day, I actually remember looking around before I laughed at a Iron Mike Tyson impression; wondering if the boxing champ could take a joke or would go off and randomly whupp an azz or three including me. Not saying I’mo just go out like a punk; but back in the day… squaring off with the Baddest Man On The Planet wasn’t good for your general health. Ask any prize fighter he dropped on the ring mat in 90 seconds or less.

But now, with his appearances, movies and stage plays and interviews poking fun at himself and even his past, the world gets a different Mike; less Iron, more amiable. And definitely funny! But who could have known just how funny? Well, Adult Swim on Cartoon Network had a clue; and now there is a series to prove it. Spoofing the ever spoofable “Scooby Doo Mysteries” cartoon show (and its many, many reboots), the “Mike Tyson Mysteries” will be on the Toon tube very soon (due out Fall 2014).

Check out the hilarious trailer above.


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VICE: The Jim Norton Show Welcomes Mike Tyson And UFC President Dana White [Video]

If you have heard, or are a fan of in any way, of comedian Jim Norton, you know that at his shows anything f**king goes! Aaannyything! WATCH THE ENTIRE VIDEO. There are things you DO NOT want to miss; the least of which are the debut episode’s guests.

On the first episode of ‘The Jim Norton Show,’ Jim sits down with boxing legend Mike Tyson and UFC President Dana White for a discussion that could never happen on a traditional talk show.

VICE is definitely the place for this type of vanguard, no holds barred programming. Provides comic relief in a way left way for the channel. Check out Part 1 of Episode 1 above. Part 2 is promised soon below.

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Mike Tyson Breaks Down The Process Of Successfully Having Sex In Prison (Video)

Oooookay. Iron Mike Tyson goes in (uh oh, word choice) on Sirius XM Radio’s Opie and Anthony show about getting azz in prison. Wow.

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Mike Tyson’s Fights Get The ‘Street Fighter’ Sound Effects Treatment (Video)

Saw this gem at Bleacher Report and had to share. How far back does your gaming go? Remember Super Nintendo? You remember Street Fighter then? If so… pop quiz: Who’d that dude, Balrog, look like? Damn right, he looked like Iron Mike Tyson! Now, you want to hear something crazy (good)? Press play above, and watch Tyson’s clips video game’d up with Street Fighter sound effects!

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Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth (Trailer)

“I know many are wondering ‘what the hell is Mike Tyson gonna do up here on this stage tonight?’ And you know, frankly, I’m wondering the same thing.”

Mike Tyson

If you spent the 90s spending money to watch Iron Mike Tyson perform live on pay TV (in the ring, one 90-second knockout at a time)… but didn’t get a chance to this century… we got you. Here’s the scoop: You can watch the former undisputed heavyweight boxing champion, main event on pay TV again soon; as his one-man stage show “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” will broadcast on Home Box Office (HBO) Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 8PM EST.

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Mike Tyson Plays ‘Mike Tyson Punch Out’ For The First Time (Video)

You think he’d have gotten around to doing this at least once in his life before now… but… nope! While Iron Mike Tyson is hanging out in the Fox Sports green room, he gets to play Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out on Nintendo for the first time. I wonder if he’ll figure out the secret to beating the Champ. To do that, he must first learn how to beat Glass Joe (the video game’s first and weakest opponent)!

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Mike Tyson On Howard Stern (Video)

Iron Mike cleansing his soul more and more in the media nowadays. Above he confesses: More money, more problems… and that hurting people was a high that cost him too much (his soul). Man. Deep! Check out the clip from Mike Tyson’s appearance on Howard Stern’s show. Full audio of the interview below….

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Mike Tyson Gets ‘InDepth’ About His Life, Career, & Future (Video)

Iron Mike Tyson was the subject of the INDepth With Graham Bensinger program. The initial interview was conducted a year ago, but they add some new interviews as they follow up with Mike Tyson’s life today living in Las Vegas. There’s a number of interesting stories Mike tells in this interview including the time he caught Brad Pitt having sex with his former wife Robin Givens.
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Iron Mike Tyson Recuperating After Having Neck Surgery

You know… maybe Iron Mike wasn’t lying when he said he had a spinal injury back in the day (see video after the jump). TMZ has reported that the champ recently underwent neck surgery for a degenerative disk. Apparently, things went well, and Mike will just need to wear that brace for a few weeks. Hope that’s all it is… that’s enough. Take care champ.


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Mike Tyson Gives The ‘Undisputed Truth’ To DJ Whoo Kid (Video)

Iron Mike Tyson talks with DJ Whoo Kid – joking, happy, healthy, still taking care of his birds… Mike mentioned his Broadway show (“Undisputed Truth”) with Spike Lee… mentioned it… during the interview. But mostly, he talked… about life (and boxing, of course… once Whoo Kid brought up 50 Cent getting into the fight game). Real talk for real. Good clip.
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Mike Tyson Speaks On His New Broadway Show On Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Mike Tyson was a guest on the Jimmy Fallon show last week to promote his new Broadway show “Undisputed Truth” produced by Spike Lee. This was rather hilarious exchange between Jimmy Fallon & Iron Mike as they speak upon the first times they’ve met each other & more. The videos take a short moment to load, but the it’s worth the wait. Part two & three of Iron Mike Tyson’s appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon are under the hood below….
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Comedy: Mike Tyson Performs Tribute To ‘Lebron James’ (Video)

“Lebron Jameeeeees is Great! He Makes Cleveland Irate” Hahaaaaaa!!

Mike Tyson Speaks On His Close Relationship With Tupac Shakur (Video)

Mike Tyson stopped by Big Boy’s Neighborhoood on Power 106 in L.A & spoke more in-depth on his relationship with Tupac Shakur back in the day….More video from the interview under the hood….
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