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St. Louis, Louisville vie for possible July 31 bout

Updated: May 19, 2004, 8:20 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- With former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson expected to climb back into the ring for the first time in more than a year, St. Louis apparently has emerged as a top contender for the bout.

Tyson manager Shelly Finkel told FightNews.com that the Gateway City and Louisville, Ky., are the front-runners to host Tyson's next fight, perhaps July 31 against journeyman Kevin McBride.

Tyson, who has a home in Las Vegas and turns 38 next month, last week got a boxing contestant's ...

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