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Don King Caught Trying To Board Plane With Ammunition

13th December 2010

DON KING, the legendary American boxing promoter, has been stopped by security staff at Cleveland's Hopkins International Airport, after attempting to board a plane with ammunition for .38 and .357 caliber hand guns, reports the...

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Stallone Settles Rocky Battle

9th August 2006

SYLVESTER STALLONE has settled his legal battle with a former heavyweight boxer who claimed he was the inspiration behind the ROCKY movies. CHUCK WEPNER was always acknowledged by Stallone as the inspiration behind zero to...

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Tyson Settles With 'Road Rage Victim'

17th March 2006

Former boxing champ MIKE TYSON has reportedly reached an out of court agreement worth $275,000 (GBP162,000) with a man he allegedly bit during a motorway road rage incident. Florida native ISADORE BOLTON, who works as...

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Don King All Loved Up At Trump Wedding

23rd January 2005

Boxing promoter DON KING was overwhelmed by pal DONALD TRUMP's third marriage ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida yesterday (22JAN05). King was among 500 guests, including BILLY JOEL, TONY BENNETT and SIMON COWELL, who attended...

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Don King Sues Espn For Billions

14th January 2005

Boxing promoter DON KING is suing ESPN for $2.5 billion (GBP1.3 billion), claiming a show on the American TV sports network defamed him. The bespectacled 72-year-old filed suit this week (begs10JAN05) in a state...

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Don King Sued By Armani

15th November 2004

Celebrity boxing promoter DON KING has been sued by fashion guru GIORGIO ARMANI after allegedly failing to pay a $75,000 (GBP41,670) suit bill. The lawsuit, obtained by American court show CELEBRITY JUSTICE, alleges King...

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Andre's Vote Filmed

2nd November 2004

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 has teamed up with indie filmmaker DONOVAN LEITCH to document his first-time voting experience. The 29-year-old HEY YA! singer votes today (02NOV04) in America's presidential election for the first time,...

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Wyclef Urges Rich Pals To Get Involved With Haiti Benefit Show

8th October 2004

WYCLEF JEAN is trying to persuade rich friends like TOMMY HILFIGER, 50 CENT and boxing promoter DON KING to invest in Haiti - to help his homeland recover from recent storms. The FUGEES star...

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Mike Tyson's Spending Uncovered

7th October 2003

Boxer MIKE TYSON's love of spending has been blamed for his debt of at least $27 million (GBP16.8 million). According to a breakdown of the former heavyweight champ's monthly expenses obtained by THESMOKINGGUN.COM, the...

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Mike Tyson's Money Troubles Exposed

6th August 2003

LATEST: Court papers have revealed shamed boxer MIKE TYSON squandered $304 million (GBP190 million) on his lavish lifestyle - leaving him with $27.2 million (GBP17 million) worth of debts. The former heavyweight world champion...

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Mike Tyson Files For Bankruptcy

4th August 2003

Boxing legend MIKE TYSON has filed for bankruptcy - in order to untangle his complicated finances. The troubled sportsman is thought to have amassed around $400 million (GBP250 million) during his career but legal...

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Tyson Sued By King's Bodyguard

14th July 2003

Boxer MIKE TYSON is being sued after reportedly attacking one of promoter DON KING's bodyguards on the central reservation of an American motorway. Tyson was travelling to Miami, Florida with King on 3 May...

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Goodman's Wife Turns Boxing Promoter

19th May 2003

Former ROSEANNE star JOHN GOODMAN's wife has become a respected boxing promoter - one of the few women setting up fights in the world. The rotund actor's partner ANNABETH developed a love for the...

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Lennox Lewis Sues Mike Tyson

11th May 2003

Heavyweight boxing champion LENNOX LEWIS has reportedly filed a staggering $385 million (GBP256 million) lawsuit against MIKE TYSON and promoter DON KING. The suit claims that King strong-armed Tyson into backing out of a...

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