Mike Tyson: The Baddest Man on the Planet is coming to Dubai!

Published April 18th, 2017 - 01:37 GMT
Tyson will be announcing his new business venture in Dubai. (The Grueling Truth)
Tyson will be announcing his new business venture in Dubai. (The Grueling Truth)

Boxing icon Mike Tyson, who held the undisputed world heavyweight championship and record of being the youngest boxer to win the WBA, WBC and IBF heavyweight titles at the impressive age of 20 years, has announced that he has chosen Dubai for the official announcement of his new business venture, a franchise of fitness centres called the Mike Tyson Academy (MTA).

Mike will be revealing more details at an international press conference hosted by radio presenter, Kris Fade, at the Burj Khalifa on May 4. This will be followed by the grand MTA Launch Gala on May 6. Reservations to this event can be made by emailing gala@miketysonacademy.com.

Speaking about why he chose Dubai to make this milestone announcement, Mike said: "Dubai has established itself on the world map by hosting many leading sporting events and icons and there is definitely a niche in this market for a fitness centre that is associated with quality and driven by a hard-core, challenging philosophy like mine.

"I strive to maintain consistency across all my centres with trainers that have been certified by me as well as exceptional training staff who will be on site to ensure a certain benchmark is maintained. I am positive that this is going to be only the beginning of a long-running successful association between myself and the region."

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