Mike Tyson is perhaps one of the best known boxers around and is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. He has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame, and is said to be the the hardest hitter in heavyweight history
He has recently been granted a visa to do a speaking tour in Australia under the banner Mike Tyson's Day of The Champions. The tour will have Tyson speaking of his life - his successes and failures - which have been quite spectacular at both ends of the scale.
In a previous self produced documentary back in 2008 Tyson was quite open and repentant about his failures, although most people attending this event will be more focused on his achievements.
Tyson will be joined on the podium by three other motivational speakers: Pat Mesiti, Stephen Young, and Loral Langemeier, described as some of the finest entrepreneurs on the planet. I imagine these will be the dessert rather than the appetiser for boxing fans who have paid $69 to listen to Tyson.
It is well worth reading the tour FAQ as the main page for the tour is actually a bit vague about exactly what is on offer.
A whole range of tour tickets are available, depending upon whether you would to meet Tyson, and what sort of mementoes you might be interested in.
Australian tour dates for Mike Tyson's Day of The Champions are listed below. Brisbane - November 16 Sydney - November 17 Melbourne - November 18
Adelaide - November 20
Perth - November 21