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Tyson Is Seeking Bout With Golota

August 11, 2000|STEVE SPRINGER

Forget David Izon.

Handlers for two-time heavyweight champion Mike Tyson have abandoned plans for a fight against Izon and are focused on Andrew Golota for a match tentatively set for Oct. 20 at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Mich., according to a source close to the negotiations.

A Tyson-Izon fight Sept. 8 at the Palace had been under serious discussion until the financial backing collapsed.

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