Iron Mike's second chance

Lambert, Pam; Wilson, Jana
March 1995
People;3/27/95, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p48
Focuses on fighter Mike Tyson, 28, who will leave the Indiana Youth Center in Plainfield on March 25, 1995 after serving three years for raping 18-year-old beauty contestant Desiree Washington. How Tyson developed a different attitude and a healthier diet in prison; How he has regained his fighting trim; His conversion to Islam; His former wife, actress Robin Givens; Comments on boxing promoters Don King and Butch Lewis; Tyson's boxing plans.


Related Articles

  • Telling all on Mike Tyson. Walls, Jeannetted // New York;7/26/93, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p12 

    Reports on Robin Given's plans to write a book about her life with Mike Tyson. Givens' comments.

  • On the Ropes. Fenton, Matthew McCann // Entertainment Weekly;02/12/99, Issue 471, p92 

    Focuses on world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's marriage to actress Robin Givens on February 14, 1989. How the two met; Givens' reason for filing a divorce.

  • Robin Givens bares all.  // New York Amsterdam News;7/30/94, Vol. 85 Issue 31, p26 

    Reports that Robin Givens is featured in the August 1994 issue of the magazine `Playboy'. Accounts of experience with husband Mike Tyson; Alleged comments of Tyson about his sexual experiences.

  • Out of the box. Hamilton, Kendall; Roberts, Johnnie L. // Newsweek;4/3/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 14, p35 

    Reports on the release of former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson from the Indiana Youth Center. The welcoming party that included Muhammad Ali, promoter Don King, Whitney Houston and Shaquille O'Neal; Tyson's adoption of Islam; Speculation about Tyson's return to prizefighting; His girlfriend,...

  • Answer me this.  // New York Amsterdam News;6/24/95, Vol. 86 Issue 25, p26 

    Presents questions and comments concerning heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson's rape conviction. Incompetence of Tyson's defense team; Implausibility of alleged rape victim Desiree Washington's testimony.

  • One for the books. Fimrite, Ron // Sports Illustrated;4/10/95, Vol. 82 Issue 14, p102 

    Comments on the reading attested to by boxer Mike Tyson during his three years in an Indiana prison and recalls boxing's most celebrated litterateur, the late Gene Tunney. Tunney's ability to quote Shakespeare; His friendship with George Bernard Shaw; Why he had become a boxer; Why Tyson would...

  • Rory Holloway: My Life came to a halt when Mike Tyson was jailed. Evans, Howie // New York Amsterdam News;12/24/94, Vol. 85 Issue 52, p48 

    Focuses on Rory Holloway's account of how he was affected when Mike Tyson was sentenced for imprisonment. Tyson and Holloway's friendship; Holloway's feelings when visiting Tyson in jail.

  • THROUGH the Storm. Bass, Patrick Henry // Essence (Time Inc.);Jul2007, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p158 

    The article discusses the life of U.S. actress Robin Givens after she was wed to heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson. The press thought that she was a gold digger who married Tyson in 1988 solely for his money. In an interview on the television program "20/20," she described her life as pure...

  • 'I've Been Through A Lot' Perry, Beth // People;6/25/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 25, p151 

    An interview with actress Robin Givens is presented. In the interview she discusses what motivated her to write her memoir "Grace Will Lead Me Home." She discusses her relationship with boxer Mike Tyson and her allegations that he physically abused her. She discusses the aspects of her life that...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics