Tyson to promote Dubai boxing competition
Sunday, December 4, 2011
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will be in Dubai next month to promote an Arab boxing tournament.
Organizers said Monday that Tyson will attend as a "guest of honor" to watch the 12 fights featuring male and female boxers from the Middle East and Europe.
A list of the participating fighters will be released later this month.
The Federation of Arab Boxing said Tyson is being paid $160,000 for his appearance.