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Mike Tyson News: Mike Tyson World Cage Fighting Championship press conference pictures

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2006 @ 09:53:10 UTC by tysonian
Source: The Sun

This weekend Mike Tyson will be a special referee for one of the World Cage Fighting Championship bouts in Manchester, England. This venue has played host to the worlds fighting greats such as Iron? Mike Tyson, Ricky The Hitman? Hatton, Nigel Benn, Chris Eubank, Prince Naseem Hamed and Amir Khan. WCFC Cage Fighting bouts are so clinical in the way a fighter can be brutally despatched, that only the best fight referees in the business can be employed to arbitrate during the battles. It is for this reason that the Chief Referee for this Gladiatorial extravaganza is the Baddest Man on the Planet, Iron? Mike Tyson! It takes a Warrior to understand and gain the respect of a Warrior, mere mortals will have their place at WCFC.?in the stands where they are safest.
A VIP Corporate Package will give you the opportunity to meet Mike Tyson.
The event will be at the Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, 8pm, March 18th 2006.
For more information about the event bouts and tickets visit this page.

Tyson said: I havent had any training for this but if I see an eyeball rolling across the floor, Ill know its time I got involved!

I just hope none of the guys get up to the sort of stuff I used to do.

But you can forget any talk about me getting involved, even though I love cage fighting.

I dont want to fight no one no more. Im past it, old and washed up ancient history as far as all that is concerned.?

Tyson added: People say cage boxing is barbaric but there is a lot of skill, heart, and technique involved.

There is a bit of the psychotic beast in all of us. Everyone thinks about putting the knee into someones face.?


Former boxing World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson, center, talks to the media during a press conference ahead of this weekend's World Cage Fighting Championship in Manchester, England, Thursday March 16, 2006. Tyson is due to referee one of the bouts.

Update: click here to listen to a radio interview with Mike about the WFC subject.
Thanks to Littledragon.

More quotes and images available in the extended section of this post (click 'Read More' below).


Former boxing World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson arrives to talk to the media at a press conference ahead of this weekends World Cage Fighting Championship in Manchester, England, Thursday March 16, 2006. Tyson is due to referee one of the bouts.


Mike Tyson greets Amir Khan


Former boxing World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson talks to the media during a press conference ahead of this weekend's World Cage Fighting Championship in Manchester, England, Thursday March 16, 2006. Tyson is due to referee one of the bouts.


Former boxing World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson talks to the media during a press conference ahead of this weekend's World Cage Fighting Championship in Manchester, England, Thursday March 16, 2006. Tyson is due to referee one of the bouts.


Former boxing World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson, center, talks to the media during a press conference ahead of this weekend's World Cage Fighting Championship in Manchester, England, Thursday March 16, 2006. Tyson is due to referee one of the bouts.


Former boxing World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson talks to the media during a press conference ahead of this weekend's World Cage Fighting Championship in Manchester, England, Thursday March 16, 2006. Tyson is due to referee one of the bouts.


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