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Mike tyson released a new autobiography undisputed truth and he held a book signing in new york city. Tyson won his first 19 professional bouts by knockout, with 12 of them occurring in the first round. Among the living only diego maradona whom i also saw once, in an equally improbable setting, as he emerged from the oxford union has risen. This book is mike tyson s life story, in mike tyson s words, as told to a writer. Watching mike tyson do 100 minutes on the orpheum theatres stage is like watching a flounder go 10 rounds in a boxing ring. Undisputed truth, he had plenty of stories left to tell and returned with mike tyson. Philosopher, broadway headliner, fighter, felonmike tyson has defied stereotypes, expectations, and a lot of conventional wisdom during his three decades in the public eye. What strikes one while reading the book is that even tyson could mellow down, and that he himself could be surprised at his own jawdropping success.66 567 840 956 73 1448 232 1556 767 1406 1230 508 725 636 246 967 1584 3 663 1514 802 656 969 60 1582 407 875 230 567 25 677 89 650 336 435 339