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Iron Mike Loses—to a Bird

Former champ's songbird TKOed in Fusion show contest

(Newser) - Over his career, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recorded 50 wins and six losses. But he recently notched another big loss in Latin America—this time as a coach of a bird, reports the AP . Tyson traveled to Suriname as part of the new Fusion TV documentary series Outpost , and... More »

PETA Protests Tyson's Pigeon Show

But, for once, the boxer seems like the nice guy in the situation

(Newser) - Shocking, we know: PETA isn’t happy about Mike Tyson’s upcoming pigeon racing reality show . The animal rights organization wants the Animal Planet show canceled, calling it “cruel” and insisting it’s all about gambling, not the birds. “That’s why people do it, to make money,... More »

Mike Tyson's New Reality Show Is About...Pigeons

Yes, pigeons.

(Newser) - In what may perhaps be the strangest celebrity news of the day, Mike Tyson is getting his own television series…about pigeons. Animal Planet is teaming up with the former boxing champ for Taking on Tyson, which will follow his involvement with competitive pigeon racing, Broadcasting & Cable reports. “... More »

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