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Tyson outweighed, but not outshined

Updated: January 29, 2000, 1:22 PM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- This blue-collar city will be abuzz Saturday: Mike Tyson, who depends on his fists, and soccer star David Beckham, who dazzles with his feet, will play to sellout crowds.

Tyson, the former undisputed heavyweight champion, will fight British champion Julius Francis in what looks to be a mismatch before 21,000 fans in MEN Arena.

Scheduled to attend the bout at night are Beckham and his Spice Girl-wife, Victoria.

Earlier in the day, Beckham is to lead Manchester ...

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