NBC Wins Primetime With "TNF" Columnists Review NBA VR Experience Woods' Return Boosts NBC Golf Viewership Media Notes Barstool Sports To Begin Radio Show On SiriusXM ABC's Saturday Night CFB Up 10% This Season Warriors Drawing Big Coverage From All Over Pistons Unveil Interactive Live-Action Video Game Media Notes Colts-Jets Gets 6.0 Overnight Rating For ESPN
POST TYSON-MCNEELEY: ATTENTION TURNS TO NOVEMBER 4 DUEL
Published August 21, 1995
While Don King had said that Buster Mathis would be Mike Tyson's second post-comeback opponent, Saturday night's 83-second mismatch may cause Tyson's camp to move to get a stronger match- up, especially with Holyfield-Bowe scheduled for the same night - - November 4. Mentioned: WBA Champ Bruce Seldon. SET's Mac Lipscomb says discussions are "continuing" with TVKO (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 8/21). In L.A., Allan Malamud reports that George Foreman was told that Tyson is trying to convince Don King to stage a rematch of former heavyweight champs. Foreman has told his promoter, Bob Arum, to negotiate (L.A. TIMES, 8/21). In Boston, Ron Borges writes of the Nov. 4 dispute: "They're closer to a settlement in Bosnia" (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/20). In Washington, Michael Wilbon writes, "Whatever happens, the snap, crackle and pop appear to be back in the heavyweight division, and Tyson's the reason" (WASHINGTON POST, 8/21).