Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson

Riccardo De Luca, Associated Press

Mike Tyson to take his 1-man show nationwide

  • Article by: MARK KENNEDY
  • Associated Press
  • November 29, 2012 - 11:19 AM

NEW YORK - Lock up your ears — Mike Tyson's coming to a theater near you.

The former champion boxer and convicted rapist will take his one-man show "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" on a three-month tour to more than a dozen cities, including Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Detroit and Washington, D.C. -- but not Minneapolis.

The two-hour show, directed by Spike Lee and written by Tyson's wife, Kiki, debuted in Las Vegas and had a limited run on Broadway this summer. The tour starts in Indianapolis in February.

The show traces Iron Mike's rise from violent street hood in Brooklyn to a fearsome athlete. Then comes the fall — prison inmate, tabloid target, cocaine and Evander Holyfield's delicious ear. There are stories about first wife Robin Givens, promoter Don King and Brad Pitt.



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