Tyson Arrival Delayed, but Fight Set To Go Ahead

Published June 14th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Mike Tyson has delayed his arrival into Britain for his next bout on June 24, it was confirmed in London, Tuesday. 

A spokesman for promoter Frank Warren's Sports Network said the American heavyweight would instead attend the funeral of a friend. 

The spokesman said: "He won't be coming tomorrow - he's going to a funeral. He will be coming later this week, probably Friday, possibly Saturday. The fight is not in jeopardy." 

Tyson is due to fight fellow American Lou Savarese at Hampden Park, Glasgow - (AFP) 

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