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Sunday, 30 January, 2000, 12:47 GMT
Tyson in the ring




BBC News Online looks back at Mike Tyson's first fight in Europe.



The fight


Victorious Tyson waits for Lennox
After beating Julius Francis, Mike Tyson predicts he will beat the world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, but only when he is ready.
  • Fight report: Tyson wastes little time
  • Tyson v Francis: Punch by punch
  • Tyson: The fans' verdict
  • In pictures: Tyson floors Francis
  • What next for Tyson?



    The build-up


  • Tyson v Francis: Full statistical breakdown
    The bookies did not rate Julius Francis' chances of surviving a round with Mike Tyson, let alone beating him.
  • Training, preparation and shopping
  • Tyson toys with media circus
  • Julius takes on Iron Mike



    Tyson: The man


  • The life of Iron Mike
    A first glance at "Iron" Mike Tyson's career in the boxing ring reveals an impressive record-breaker and one of the sport's all-time greats.
  • The ups and downs of Tyson's life
  • Team Tyson: Iron Mike's minions
  • Echoes of Ali in Tyson furore


    The immigration battle



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