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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:23

Tyson says "no" to boxers at Olympics

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Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson says the idea of professional boxers at the Olympics is "ridiculous" - because they would lose to amateurs.
 
The Amateur International Boxing Association has said pro boxers will compete in Rio if a constitutional change is agreed next month.
 
But Tyson, 49, a former Junior Olympic winner, said: "Some pro fighters are going to get beat by the amateurs.
 
Tyson won gold at the 1981 and 1982 Junior Olympics.
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