When Mike Tyson returns to boxing on Friday night, he'll be on the outside of the ring looking in.
More than two decades after a social worker introduced him to trainer Cus D'Amato, Tyson will return to his roots in this sport, but this time as a promoter. The former heavyweight champion has a new enterprise, Iron Mike Productions, and he will present his first fight card at Turning Stone Resort.
The main event features an IBF super bantamweight title fight between champion Argenis Mendez and challenger Arash Usmanee.
Tyson says he's ecstatic to be back in the sport. He says his fighters won't be subjected to what he went through in his heyday.
''When I first got involved, I just didn't know,'' Tyson said. ''Never in a thousand years did I plan on doing it. I'm just happy to be back involved in boxing. It's a dream come true. I'm a little nervous.''
The man who once sued promoter Don King for $100 million for takin...