Tyson gives up WBC crown; Lewis, McCall set to fight for it

October 1996
Jet;10/14/96, Vol. 90 Issue 22, p46
Reports that boxer Mike Tyson has given up his World Boxing Council (WBC) title in October 1996. How Tyson missed a mandatory challenge against Lennox Lewis; The impending fight of Lewis and number two challenger, Oliver McCall, for the (WBC) title.


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