Despite years of perfecting my Nintendo jabs and uppercuts on Mike Tyson's Punchout!, I never made it to the level where you get to box a woman. The real Mike Tyson however, who seems to be operating on a different level than all of us, has. Following in the footsteps of comedy legend Andy Kauffman, "Iron" Mike has begun challenging women to join him in the ring. He's even been dropping names, touting bouts with women like professional boxer Ann Wolfe (21-1, with 15 knockouts). And while Mike claims, "I'm very serious," the event seems pretty unlikely. Wolfe's promoter has said, "No state would sanction that. She would be outweighed by 60 to 70 pounds. Ann would never entertain the idea." Thank god. Here's hoping Mike Tyson will stop entertaining the idea as well.
"Iron" Mike ready to fight women?
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October 17, 2006 - 11:04am