Tyson Returns to Bird Lover Roots with Reality Show

03.17.10 Marina Galperina

mikeThe ballroom dancing/paparazzi head pounding former heavyweight champ’s relentless mainstream presence continues. Mike will host “Taking on Tyson,” a pigeon racing show on Animal Planet. The boxer has always loved birds, keeps a few hundred at lofts in NJ and Brooklyn and was originally inspired to box by his pigeons: “I never hurt anybody until somebody hurt one of my birds.”

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