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Sunday, October 24, 1999 Published at 13:05 GMT 14:05 UK


Sport

In pictures: Tyson's comic comeback



Mike Tyson's comeback fight against Orlin Norris on Saturday was declared a no-contest after Tyson threw an accidental late punch, which left his opponent injured.


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Mike Tyson gets in some verbal blows at a pre-fight press conference.


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Tyson throws a punch in the first and only round of his comeback fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.


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Norris falls after Tyson hits him after the bell at the end of the first round.


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Referee Richard Steele stands over Norris, whose right knee was injured in the fall.


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Steele speaks to Tyson after the late punch. Boxing authorities are withholding Tyson's $10m purse pending a review of the fight. The 33-year-old heavyweight could still be disqualified.


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A Nevada state athletic commissioner points out Norris' injured knee - the fight was declared a no-contest.


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Norris is taken away by ambulance.




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