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Mike Tyson’s new career: Marijuana farmer

With California opening the door to legal marijuana, former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is going all in on being a pot farmer.On 40-acres in California City, Calif., Tyson plans to use half the land for growing marijuana and the other half for some bold pursuits including an edibles factory, campgrounds and cabins, and an amphitheater.We’re looking forward to the Evander...
Via SNIPdaily
January 03, 2018  |  Discuss

Tyson says he hated ‘Punch-Out’ when it first came out

Mike Tyson claims he hated the iconic video game that bears his name — “Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out” when it was first released all the way back on Oct. 18, 1987.“I wasn’t a fan at the time,” Tyson told TMZ’s Harvey Levin in an upcoming “OBJECTified” episode. “I had no idea it would be such a big, uh, thing.” A big thing, indeed.“Punch-Out” arguably is among the greatest sports video...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Mike Tyson advisor gets 33 months in prison for stealing

Brian J. Ourand was an advisor to Mike Tyson and others who stole more than $1 million, and now his judgment day has come.According to Andrew Welsch of OnWallStreet, Ourand, 56 years of age, was sentenced to 33 months in prison for his crime. The former advisor “used the stolen funds to pay golf course fees, tanning salons, stays in high-end hotels, health care memberships and other...
Via Sportsnaut
September 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson to Chris Christie: Where’s my Trump pardon?

In what felt like a satirical black comedy moment, Mike Tyson jabbed out an unlikely and uncomfortable request to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie while on stage at the NJ Reentry Corporation’s Prisoner conference at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City.“Man, governor I wish you could talk to Donald Trump, cause I haven’t talked to him in many years,” Tyson said about a pardon...
Via Sportsnaut
April 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson accused of stealing ice cream treat at U.S. Open

Mike Tyson was among the glitterati in attendance at Arthur Ashe Stadium this week to take in some opening-round action at the U.S. Open. And as “Iron Mike” is wont to do from time to time, his antics duringhis appearance invited some semblance of controversy. According to eyewitness accounts, Tyson snagged an ice cream treat out of a freezer at a Ben and Jerry’s kiosk and walked...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson botched shoutout to UConn women’s basketball team

Boxing legend Mike Tyson was kind enough to take a moment on Tuesday night to congratulate the University of Cincinnati women’s basketball team on winning four championships in a row. Yeah, you read that right. As many of you know, the UConn women won yet another championship, capping an undefeated season with a blowout win over Syracuse. Tyson tried giving them a shoutout, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson has weird threats for his daughters’ boyfriends

Any man who is bold enough to date Mike Tyson’s daughter had better be ready to make out with Iron Mike. That’s essentially what Tyson said in an appearance on “Conan” Wednesday night. After acknowledging that his daughters are “big time old enough to date,” the former heavyweight champ shared the warning he gives to his daughters’ boyfriends. “Whatever you do to my daughter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamie Foxx confirms role in Scorsese biopic on Mike Tyson

By Eddie Maisonet You read the title, and you’re here. This is NOT a drill, it’s the real deal. On Thursday, Jamie Foxx was interviewed on The Breakfast Club talking about his new music (which I would co-sign for anyone in need of a late night soundtrack) and fatherhood, but then he dropped this bomb on the world: I just went in with Paramount and Mike Tyson and I’m going to...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson confronted Michael Jordan over Robin Givens

By Larry Brown SportsMike Tyson’s longtime friend and manager Rory Holloway has written a book about the legendary boxer that contains some great anecdotes, including one about the time Tyson confronted Michael Jordan about a woman. Holloway’s “Taming the beast: The untold story of Mike Tyson” talks about the time Iron Mike had dinner with several Chicago sports figures, including...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyson had unique name idea for show

Mike Tyson has a successful one-man show going called “Undisputed Truth.” The show originated in Las Vegas, moved to Broadway, and now Tyson will be touring the country over the next several months while performing the show. The funny thing is Tyson says “Undisputed Truth” wasn’t the name he really wanted for the show. Oh no. The title he preferred was something a lot more befitting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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