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Mike Tyson Makes Las Vegas Appearance

By Butch Gottlieb
Photos: Mary Ann Owen

Former World Heavyweight champion turned entertainer and boxing promoter Mike Tyson made a special appearance Saturday in his local community to speak to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department and the Las Vegas Police Athletic League Kids Boxing Program. The event took place at former referee Richard Steele’s Gym.

Mike spoke with the kids and Metro police officers, demonstrated some of his signature techniques, led group exercises along with his former cornerman Steve Lott, and posed for pictures. Each child received a Tyson training DVD.

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