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Mike Tyson to promote 'FNF' card

Updated: July 19, 2013, 4:25 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former heavyweight champion and novice actor Mike Tyson is coming to ESPN, but not as a fighter or performer. He is coming as a boxing promoter.

Tyson's newly formed Iron Mike Productions will put on a pair of title bouts at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y., on Aug. 23 as the ESPN2 "Friday Night Fights" season, due to end Aug. 16, is being extended by one week to accommodate the card. The deal was finalized Tuesday night.

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