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Mike Tyson Coming to Australia and NZ for Speaking Tour

Mike Tyson Coming to Australia and New Zealand for Speaking Tour!!

Publicity and promotions company Markson Sparks! are thrilled to announce that they are bringing WORLD heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson to Australia and New Zealand in November 2012 to speak about his life.

Tyson will headline Mike Tyson's "Day of the Champions" show live in Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth from November 15th to 21st.

The day will feature inspirational, motivational and educational speakers in a once in a lifetime opportunity to spend time with the man who was the youngest boxer ever to win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles. Before Tyson, no boxer had ever won the three biggest belts in prize fighting—the three world heavyweight titles. None, besides Tyson, have ever owned them simultaneously.

"I'm so excited to be visiting Australia and New Zealand for the first time. I have lots of friends there and look forward to meeting all my fans." says Tyson.

Tickets for the events start at $69 with full details available at www.dayofthechampions.com.au

MIKE TYSON WILL HOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE EXCLUSIVELY FOR MEDIA IN AUSTRALIA LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS at 12 noon Sydney time this Thursday 30th August streamed simultaneously live into Auckland Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.


Tyson's enduring mass appeal owes not only to his incomparable athleticism, but to his huge personality and unrivalled showmanship. His ability to work a crowd extends far beyond the ring- Tyson's career in entertainment spans blockbuster movies (The Hangover and The Hangover 2), television (the Animal Planet's "Taking on Tyson"), an iPhone app called "Mike Tyson: Main Event", on iTunes. Tyson is also the CEO of his own production company, Tyrannic Productions, and currently has film projects in development.

Now, Tyson brings his talent to the stage with an extraordinary one-man show titled in the US, "Mike Tyson: UNDISPUTED TRUTH." The show has just ended a successful 2 week run on Broadway under famed director Spike Lee. This is the life story of the legend himself, as it has never been told before. Tyson unveils private stories, peeling back layers of tragedy and public turmoil while unfolding his tale of triumph and survival.

In an up-close-and-personal setting Tyson will share the stories of his life and experiences as a professional athlete and controversies in and out of the ring.

Theatrical, intimate, and unprecedented, this show will reveal the man behind the myth.

MIKE TYSON WILL HOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS at 12 noon Sydney time this Thursday 30th August simultaneously at local times as follows :-

10am Perth

11.30am Adelaide

12 noon Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne,

2pm Auckland

ABOUT MARKSON SPARKS!

Since 1982 Markson Sparks! has been one of Australasia's leading publicity, promotions and events companies providing PR services to corporations and businesses as well as managing a host of celebrities, sports stars and personalities.

Since 1993 the company has organised over 200 fundraising events in Australia and New Zealand giving over $40million to charity.

As part of the events organisation the company has brought President Clinton on four tours to the region since he left the White House as well as Nelson Mandela, President Bush Snr, Rudy Giuliani, Al Gore and in 2011 Tony Blair, who carried out 7 events in 5 cities in 4 days in 2 countries.

"I'm really looking forward to hosting Mike Tyson in Australia and New Zealand in November" says Max Markson, CEO Markson Sparks! "Other international stars we've worked with apart from politicians like Nelson Mandela, President Clinton and Tony Blair include Kim Kardashian, Pamela Anderson, MC Hammer, Carson Kressley and Chubby Checker as well as boxing legends Sugar Ray Leonard and the late Joe Frazier."

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