Published: March 10, 2004
Tyson’s promoter has told the Belfast Telegraph that Kevin McBride is
in the frame for a clash with the former undisputed world heavyweight
Clones man McBride, who is based in Boston, has been rumoured for
some time to be Tyson’s comeback opponent, with his promoter Richie
Campiello remaining quietly confident.
His belief that McBride could sensationally land the biggest fight
of his life is clearly not misplaced, as Tyson’s promoter Shelly Finkel
admitted that it was “a possibility”.
In relation to Tyson’s return to the ring, he added: “I would hope to have a deal done within the next two weeks.”
Finkel would not be drawn much further on details but at the moment
the only name being mentioned for the self-proclaimed ‘Baddest Man on
the Planet’ is McBride.
One thing Finkel did insist on was that Tyson’s return “will be in the States”, and not Mexico or even Ireland.
McBride has been carving out a decent career for himself in the States, after an up and down time in Britain.
Source: Belfast Telegraph