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Mike Tyson Press Conference Quotes

19.10.06 - Mike Tyson: 的知 happy to be here, starting my world tour in Youngstown. It痴 been a little nerve-racking, but I知 ready to get it started. I知 a little nervous. The people here have been great. I lived approximately 18 miles from here. I知 sure this will be entertaining. I expect to have some fun. Bigger things (on the world tour) are down the road, places like Australia, China and possibly Dubai. I知 doing these exhibitions for charity. I知 retired; no way I知 fighting again. I began training to get in shape and it just snowballed. I wanted to do something for charity and here we are.

溺ike Tyson痴 World Tour officially starts Friday night (Oct. 20) on pay-per-view from the Chevrolet Centre in Youngstown, Ohio. Living legend 的ron Mike Tyson (50-6, 44 KOs), former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, boxes veteran Corey 典-Rex Sanders (23-11, 15 KOs), who holds a knocked out victory against reigning World Boxing Council heavyweight title-holder Oleg Maskaev, in a four-round exhibition headlining the pay-per-view event..

The first leg of 溺ike Tyson痴 World Tour in Youngstown, presented by Sterling Promotions, will be broadcast live in North America on cable and satellite pay-per-view beginning at 10:30 PM/ET, 7:30 PM/PT. The event is being produced and distributed for Pay Per View by Queensbury Media and Integrated Sports and will be available in more than 50-million homes in North America via iN Demand, TVN, DirecTV & Dish Network in the USA, Viewer痴 Choice & Bell ExpressVu in Canada. The suggested retail price for the PPV telecast is only $29.95.

Former world light heavyweight champion Lou Del Valle faces local favorite Zack Page (11-8-1, 4 KOs), of Warren (OH), in the 10-round co-feature. Del Valle captured the vacant WBA light heavyweight title by stopping Eddy Smulders in the eighth round of their 1997 fight in Germany, while Page is coming off of an eight-round draw (Sept. 29) against former NABO champion Jermell Barnes. Del Valle also has also been in with world champions such as Roy Jones, Jr. and Virgil Hill.

Former West African welterweight title-holder 鉄ugar Ray Narh (18-1, 15 KOs), now fighting out of Pittsburgh, is in a 8 round welterweight match against Justo Sanchez.

Cincinnati super middleweight Stephan 典he Millenium Hawk Pryor (10-2, 7 KOs), son of the great Aaron Pryor, faces unbeaten Tyron 典.T. Watson (3-0, 1 KO), of Pittsburgh, in a six-round bout.

Also on the undercard is Cleveland middleweight prospect Juan McPherson (3-0, 2 KOs), 2003 Pan-Am Games silver medalist, against Will Prieto (2-1), of Lorain (OH); middleweight Chris Archer (5-1), of Pittsburgh vs. Vance Garvey; Akron heavyweight Roy Anthony Bechtord making his pro debut against Octavius Smith (1-1); welterweight Frank Gill (1-3), of Pittsburgh, takes on Warren痴 Ken-Yon Kellum in his pro debut.

Tickets, affordably priced at $25.00, $50.00, $100.00, and $200.00, are on sale and available at the Chevrolet Centre Box Office or on line at www.gettix.net or at Gettix outlets. For more information call 330.746.5600 or go to www.chevroletcentre.com.

Doors opens at 7 PM/ET with the first bout scheduled for 8 PM/ET. All fighters and matches are subject to change.

Article posted on 19.10.2006



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