BIZARRE: Mike Tyson To Star In Animal Planet Show On Pigeon Racing

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From the Chicago Sun-Times:

Former heavyweight boxing champion and tiger enthusiast Mike Tyson will star in an Animal Planet series that will feature — wait for it — pigeon racing.

The show, titled “Taking on Tyson”, will showcase amateur pigeon racer Tyson against serious competitors, according to the Associated Press. That’s right, the AP got to use the term “serious competitors” and apply it to pigeon racers.

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Tyson has apparently raised pigeons all his life, but is just now getting into the glamorous world of racing them. The show is on track to be taped this spring in New York City and will air early next year.

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