Tyson to promote Dubai boxing competition

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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.