Boxing legend Mike Tyson is embroiled in an investigation into illegal gambling over his upcoming bird racing reality show.
The former heavyweight champion is a life-long pigeon fancier, and will showcase his passion for the birds in new U.S. series Take on Tyson, which is set to begin shooting next month (Apr10).
But the show faces the axe before it's even begun, after city officials in Brooklyn, New York - where Tyson is set to film - were tipped off that the series violates local gambling laws.
The District Attorney's office is looking into claims the show will profit from animal racing, according to