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Boxing / Tyson Penalty #174740

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Las Vegas: Armen Keteyian) The penalties imposed by the Nevada Athletic Commission on boxer Mike Tyson for his behavior in the brawl with Evander Holyfield outlined; clips shown of the June 28 ear biting incident. [Commissioner Jim NAVE - calls for suspending his license and fining him.] [Tyson attorney Oscar GOODMAN, Nevada deputy attorney general Gordon FINK, commission chairman Dr. Elias GHANEM - comment on the decision.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Holyfield shown visiting South Africa.

(No location given: James Walker) A closer look at Tyson as boxing biggest's money maker presented; statistics cited on the millions brought in by Tyson's fights. [Nevada Athletic Commission Marc RATNER - says the sport must go on.] [Mirage Resorts Alan FELDMAN - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Keteyian, Armen;
Walker, James

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