Mike Tyson Holds Vegas Residency
The boxing legend Mike Tyson has lined up a series of speaking gigs in Las Vegas, titled “Undisputed Truth Round 2.”
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Mike Tyson takes part in a curtain call following his ‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth’ performance in New York.
Tyson’s performances will mostly be at
Tickets are on sale now.
The only gigs outside of Vegas we have on the books are Oct. 27 in Cabazon, Calif., and Nov. 25 in Enoch, Alberta.
The performances aren’t exactly comedy, as they mostly consist of stories of Tyson’s meteoric ascent from a crime-ridden neighborhood in Brooklyn to being the undisputed heavyweight champ.
Tyson’s story is complex. He certainly has been cast as a villain as he received treatment for problems with drugs, served time for sexual assault and is perhaps most famous for his disqualification vs. Evander Holyfield after repeatedly biting his opponent’s ear. In his public speaking these days he acknowledges that he has made many mistakes and he is ready to tell the story of how he became the man he is and what happened after the headlines.
You can hear him tell a bit of his story in this clip from CNN.
If you want to all of the plans we have on the record for Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, check out the Pollstar artist page.