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Tyson solid, but not spectacular, in victory

Updated: October 14, 2001, 4:24 PM ET
By Doug Fischer | MaxBoxing.com

Just when it looked like Mike Tyson was finally going to be tested in a fight, his opponent in Saturday's heavyweight event in Denmark, retired on his stool at the beginning of the seventh round. But before Brian Nielsen (62-2) made the choice to stop taking the terrific pounding Tyson was dishing out, the big Dane extended the former undisputed heavyweight champion the furthest he has gone since losing to Evander Holyfield for the first time in 1996.

The Tyson-Nielsen bout, held at Copenhagen's ...

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