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Mike Tyson

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Famous as :

Boxer

Birth Name :

Michael Gerard Tyson

Birth Date :

June 30, 1966

Birth Place :

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Spouse :

Robin Givens (actress, 7-Feb-88 - 14-Feb-89), Monica Turner (medical school resident, 19-Apr-97 - 13-Jan-03), Lakiha Spicer (since 6-Jun-09)

Claim to fame :

Youngest boxer who win the WBC, WBA & IBF world heavyweight titles

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Mike Tyson Helps Rescue Motorcycle Accident Victim

September 22, 2014 08:54:11 GMT

recently helped a motorcycle rider who fell from his bike in an accident involving a taxi and the victim now has shared the story. According to TMZ, a man named Ryan Chesley was on his way to Las Vegas when a taxi suddenly cut him off, sending him off the bike and causing numerous injuries this week.
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Mike Tyson Lashes Out at TV Host Following Rape Question

September 11, 2014 08:19:51 GMT

swore repeatedly during a live appearance on a Canadian TV show after the host mentioned his rape conviction. The boxer had an interview with Toronto's CP24 to promote his one-man show "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" on Wednesday afternoon, September 10 when the host Nathan Downer asked him about him being mayor Rob Ford's public endorser.
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Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson in Biopic

July 31, 2014 06:01:13 GMT

lands a lead role in a biopic about , Variety learns. The feature film is scripted by Terence Winter who got an Oscar nomination for penning "". Rick Yorn, who is Foxx's manager, will serve as a producer.
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'Mike Tyson' Gets Personal and Funny in HBO's 'Undisputed Truth' Trailer

October 21, 2013 04:35:28 GMT

HBO brings 's one-man stage show to the small screen with an upcoming TV movie, "". A first trailer for the film has now been made available online for viewing pleasure.
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Mike Tyson on Alcoholism: 'I Won't Survive If I Don't Get Help'

August 30, 2013 03:44:39 GMT

opened up about his problem with alcohol and drugs in an interview with on "" show which was aired on Thursday, August 29. In the TV interview, the heavy-weight boxing champion told Matt that he would not survive if he did not get help.
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Mike Tyson Warns He Has Not Turned Into a Softie

July 26, 2013 09:11:20 GMT

Former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world will be seen again on TV later this year, in the Spike Lee filmed version of his one-man Broadway show "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" on HBO. He may have moved from the boxing ring to a whole new different platform that is the Broadway stage, but the 47-year-old retired pro-boxer says he hasn't gone soft.
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Mike Tyson to Get Animated on Adult Swim's Crime-Solving Series

May 11, 2013 17:00:14 GMT

has gotten his own show. U.S. cable network Adult Swim lines up "Mike Tyson Mysteries" on the next season's lineup, tapping the retired boxer to voice his cartoon character in a new animated series and make live-action appearances as well.
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Mike Tyson Files $5M Lawsuit Against Line Nation for Alleged Embezzlement

February 21, 2013 04:27:14 GMT

is suing Live Nation and its subsidiary SFX Financial Advisory Management Enterprises. The former boxing champ accuses Brian Ourand, the financial advisor hired by the company to assist him and his wife with their financial issues, of stealing their money, and claims the company tried to shut them up.
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Kate Middleton Celebrates Birthday in Style, Watches Cirque du Soleil With Prince William

January 11, 2013 06:55:51 GMT

Kate Middleton celebrated her 31st birthday by watching the London showing of Cirque du Soleil with her family. A representative for the couple initially reported that the duchess would be spending her birthday privately, while another source hinted at a low-key celebration, but it turned out to be not so private as Middleton showed up in the very public show.
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Mike Tyson to Guest Star as Murderer on 'Law and Order: SVU'

January 11, 2013 06:48:20 GMT

has scored his first major acting gig by signing up to guest star on "". This time, the former boxer won't play himself like he did on several comedy series in the past.
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Mike Tyson No Longer Mad at Brad Pitt for Sleeping With Ex-Wife

December 03, 2012 18:25:58 GMT

said that he was "mad as hell" when he caught in bed with his actress ex-wife Robin Givens. However, the former boxing champion said he doesn't hold a grudge against Pitt although he's revealing the two decades old story to the world now.
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Mike Tyson to Bring His One-Man 'Undisputed Truth' Show to National Tour

November 29, 2012 01:40:38 GMT

is gearing up to hit the road. The former boxing champion-turned-actor will take his one-man Broadway show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth", on a 10-week tour in more than 36 cities across the States. The tour will kick off February 2013 in Indianapolis, the city where Tyson was convicted of rape in 1992. He will also visit Chicago, Tucson, Los Angeles, Spokane, Kansas City and Atlanta among others.
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Mike Tyson's Denied Visa Over 1992 Rape Conviction

October 03, 2012 17:41:19 GMT

may not get a visa to enter New Zealand and Australia to conduct his speaking tour because of his 1992 rape conviction. NZ's Prime Minister John Key has spoken out against his visit to the country and the Life Education Trust charity has withdrawn its support of the event.
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Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt Finally Conduct a Formal Wedding Ceremony

October 01, 2012 06:24:06 GMT

and Felicity Blunt conducted a big formal wedding ceremony on Saturday, September 29 at Middle Temple Hall in London. E! News confirmed that served as the best man, while the bride's younger sister was the bridesmaid and was the groomsman.
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Foo Fighters Announce Hiatus During Global Citizen Free Concert

October 01, 2012 04:55:49 GMT

might be going on an indefinite hiatus after performing in New York City recently. "Without making a big deal out of it, we don't have any shows after this. This is it, man," reportedly told the crowd. "Honestly, I don't know when we're gonna do it again ... and this is the perfect place to do it."
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Mike Tyson Joins Lindsay Lohan in 'Scary Movie 5'

October 01, 2012 04:50:31 GMT

Another celebrity has been tapped to join and as the guest stars in "". Blackfilm reports that former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world is set to make a cameo in the fifth chapter of the horror spoof film franchise.
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Mike Tyson Teams Up With Spike Lee for Broadway Show

June 19, 2012 03:23:29 GMT

It has been confirmed that is heading to Broadway. The former heavyweight world champion is set to team up with filmmaker Spike Lee to adapt his one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth", for a limited run at the Longacre Theater.
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Rosie O'Donnell Gets Mike Tyson's Help in Celebrating 50th Birthday

March 21, 2012 06:31:37 GMT

Celebrating her 50th birthday in the wake of her show's cancellation, gets a sweet surprise from . The former heavyweight champion showed up at the Paris Club's upstairs lounge Studio Paris in Chicago on Monday, March 19 night just in time to present the TV personality with her birthday cake.
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Mike Tyson and Wife Renew Wedding Vows in Muslim Ceremony

June 28, 2011 07:31:15 GMT

Two years after tying the knot, and wife Lakiha Spicer have said their "I Do's" once again. The former Heavyweight boxing champion and the mother of his two children renewed their wedding vows in a traditional Muslim ceremony at the M Resort in Las Vegas over the weekend, TMZ reported.
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Grieving Parents Halted Mike Tyson From Going Crazy as Daughter Died

March 09, 2011 08:16:31 GMT

Boxer-turned reality TV personality and film star has opened up about the death of his daughter, revealing the grief of other desperate parents stopped him from going crazy in the hospital where the four year old passed away. Little Exodus Tyson died in May 2009 after an accident at the family home and the former heavyweight boxing champion admits he was so upset he was sure he'd go "psycho" when he arrived at the hospital where his daughter spent her final hours.
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'Taking on Tyson' Pits Mike Tyson Against PETA

March 08, 2011 05:00:36 GMT

As expected, PETA is not keeping quiet about 's new TV show "" which debuted on Animal Planet on Sunday, March 6. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals slammed the competitive pigeon racing show for causing the birds "injuries, exhaustion and death".
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Mike Tyson Welcomes Eighth Child

January 26, 2011 08:15:13 GMT

and are not the only celebrities celebrating the birth of their baby on Tuesday, January 25. and wife Lakiha Spicer Tyson welcomed their son on the same day as well at a Las Vegas hospital, a source says.
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Mike Tyson Trained Hard for Dance Moves in Bobby Brown's Spoof

December 04, 2010 04:36:24 GMT

Former boxing champion spent weeks preparing to film a spoof video of 's "Every Little Step" promo - insisting he nearly "had a heart attack" as he practiced the tricky dance moves. The former sports star stunned fans by showing off his fancy footwork in a recreation of Brown's hit 1980 film, which was posted on Will Ferrel's Funny Or Die website.
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Mike Tyson Aims for Movie Star Title

December 04, 2010 03:27:40 GMT

is hoping his popular turn in "" will lead to a full-time career as a movie star. The former boxer appeared in the successful 2009 comedy playing himself, and he's set to return for another cameo role in the upcoming sequel.
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Mike Tyson Seeking Bone Marrow Donor for a Family Friend

December 04, 2010 02:57:37 GMT

has shown his softer side by staging a TV appeal for a young boy in need of a bone marrow transplant. One of the former boxer's close friends is father to an eight-year-old boy with aplastic anaemia, a potentially-fatal condition in which bone marrow fails to properly replenish blood cells.
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Mike Tyson and Robert Downey Jr. Share Their Opinions About Mel Gibson

October 29, 2010 03:15:58 GMT

Former boxing champion is urging to seek professional help as he battles personal problems, insisting the actor needs "someone to talk to". Gibson has been embroiled in a public spat with his ex-girlfriend this year over allegations he knocked out her teeth in a domestic dispute. Tapes of their bitter arguments, which later emerged online, intensified the fall out.
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Mike Tyson's Charity Trip Scrapped Due to Expensive Ticket

October 19, 2010 09:30:33 GMT

has been forced to scrap a charity trip to the Czech Republic after potential bidders failed to show interest in spending time with the ex-boxing champ. The 44-year-old former fighter was set to jet into Prague on Tuesday, October 19 as part of a five-day charity visit to raise funds for a children's hospital in the city.
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Mike Tyson Facing Lawsuit Over Airport Incident

October 19, 2010 07:34:37 GMT

Former boxing champion is facing a $25 million lawsuit from the photographer he allegedly beat up at Los Angeles International Airport last year. Tyson was involved in an altercation with snapper Antonio Echavarria as he landed in L.A. last November.
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Confirmed, Mike Tyson Expecting Eighth Child

September 09, 2010 06:37:31 GMT

Former boxing champion is set to be a dad for the eighth time - his wife is expecting a baby boy in January 2011. The star sparked baby rumors when he was spotted rubbing his wife Lakiha Spicer Tyson's belly over dinner at Ago restaurant in Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel at the weekend.
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Mike Tyson to Make Kids Proud by Planning Mercy Trip to Burma

August 17, 2010 08:16:03 GMT

has vowed to make his kids proud of him now he's turned his life around - he's eying a mercy mission to Burma. The former boxing champion, who shot to fame in 1986 when he became the youngest ever winner of the World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title at the age of 20, recently vowed to devote his life to caring for others after a string of personal controversies.
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