FROM SHOWTIME BOXING ANALYST STEVE FARHOOD
Photo: Tom Casino / SHOWTIME
For former fighters, life races by in three-minute intervals.
Consider that it’s been 17 years since Mike Tyson was heavyweight champion, and nine years since he lost to Kevin McBride in his final fight.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Sensational 18-year-old welterweight prospect Erickson “The Hammer” Lubin (4-0, 4 KOs) and 2004 Olympic silver medalist Yudel Jhonson (14-1, 9 KOs) will provide chief support this Friday evening,April 18, in separate bouts on “Pittsburgh Power,” presented by Iron Mike Productions (IMP), at Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa.
NEW YORK – During his career, former undisputed heavyweight champion and international star Mike Tyson fought on SHOWTIME 17 times, second only to Julio Cesar Chavez (21) for most appearances by a boxer in the history of the network.
BROOKLYN, NY – Iron Mike Productions (IMP) and Gleason’s Gym are joining forces in efforts to revitalize the New York boxing scene. The world famous gym – located on 77 Front Street in Brooklyn, NY – that once housed a young man who would go on to become the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history will now serve as headquarters for IMP to recruit local amateur fighters aspiring to enter the pro ranks.
Iron Mike Production’s Latin stable in action Feb 22 Sands Casino Bethlehem
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (February 11, 2014) – Like many boxing promoters in North America, Hall of Famer “Iron” Mike Tyson’s stable of Iron Mike Productions (IMP) fighters are predominately Latino (see classic photo gallery below). Many of his top Latino fighters will be in action February 22 as IMP launches its new monthly boxing series, “KO Kings of Tomorrow,” at Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.