Mike Tyson-Promoted Showtime Card Rocks Pittsburgh April 18

MikeTyson's Iron Mike Productions struck a take care of Showtime. | Picture:Rey Sanchez/Iron Mike Productions

 


Mike Tyson’s Iron Mike Promotions will make its Showtime networkdebut with an April 18 Pittsburgh-area card, headlined by three ofhis prized undefeated fighters.

Undefeated heavyweight prospect Alexei “The Hurricane” Collado(18-zero, 16 KOs), of Miami, Fla., will battle Rod Salka (18-three, 3KOs), of Bunola, Pa., in a ten-round attraction; Olympic goldmedalist Felix Diaz (14-zero, eight KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., will tanglewith Emmanuel Lartey (15-1-1, 7 KOs), of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and SammyVasquez, Jr. (13-zero, 9 KOs), of Monesson, Pa., will lock horns withJuan “The Beast” Rodriguez, Jr. (eleven-zero, 5 KOs), of Union Metropolis, N.J.,in an eight-round welterweight conflict.

“Iron Mike Productions is pretty younger but is a shortly growingcompany that has expeditiously risen to the achievement ofworld-class competitors,” mentioned Tyson. “I'm looking forward tocontinuing our rise to prominence within the subject of championshipboxing. I was the first fighter to deliver Showitme to the apex ofits prominence and it's great to have my firm begin off the place Ifinished.”

The cardboard airs reside on Showtime and goes down at the MonroevilleConvention Middle in Monroeville, Pa., positioned just outsidePittsburgh.

 

Buccaneers wideout Williams stabbed at his home

Mike Williams is due in court on Feb. 24. (USATSI)
Mike Williams was stabbed on Sunday afternoon, police confirmed. (USATSI)

Buccaneers wideout Mike Williams, who’s spent this offseason operating afoul of his neighbors and the law, was stabbed in his dwelling on Sunday and is currently at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to WSTV that Williams was stabbed within the thigh and receiving medical care. Williams brother is the first suspect within the stabbing.

The Hillsborough spokeswoman would not release the brother’s title but said that police are on the lookout for him on Sunday night after the Sunday afternoon stabbing.

Williams 2013 season ended early due to a torn hamstring but his offseason since has gone much worse.

The broad receiver, who recently signed to an enormous six-year, $40 million contract, is dealing with trespass and felony mischief prices.

His neighbors have since complained that Williams threw loud home parties and no less than one neighbor stated they “despise” him.

New coach Lovie Smith was not joyful about Williams latest habits when talking at the 2014 NFL Mix.

“There’s a sample here and it’s disturbing,” Smith stated. “No one is bigger than this football crew. He has to know that.

“Have I been disappointed in Mike Williams? Of course, there’s a typical. We’re simply not going to put up with it, irrespective of who it’s. It’s a must to be good on the sphere and off the sphere. Easy as that. And if you happen to’re not doing what you need to do one or the opposite, you may have issues and that is where Mike has to deal with a few issues.”

Williams just lately pled not responsible to the charges.

“We are conscious of the scenario that occurred on the residence of Mike Williams and are working with him and the authorities to get additional information,” the assertion learn. “Whereas we have restricted data presently, our main concern is for the protection and properly carry of all involved. We’ll chorus from additional comment till we can get a better understanding of the scenario.”

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