Tyson Chats With Gumbel on "Real Sports"
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Thursday, 10 February 2011 13:50|
REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL
GOES ONE-ON-ONE WITH FORMER HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP MIKE TYSON
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REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL presents more enterprising features and reporting when its 167th edition, available in HDTV, debuts TUESDAY, FEB. 15 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT & 9:00 p.m. CT), exclusively on HBO.
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*Tyson. He hasn’t fought professionally since 2005, but Mike Tyson, 44, is still big news. One of the most recognizable sports figures of the last quarter-century, he was labeled the “baddest man on the planet” during his controversial and prolific heavyweight career, forging such a dark persona that Madison Avenue largely shunned him during his 1986-1996 championship run. But after declaring bankruptcy and leaving the ring, Tyson has reinvented himself, finding a niche as a Hollywood actor and taking life one day at a time. Now, with his own cable TV series devoted to his love of pigeons, he’s back on the national stage. REAL SPORTS correspondent Jon Frankel sits down with “Iron Mike.”