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Boxing / Tyson / McClellan #384149

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 16, 1999
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(Studio: Sharyl Attkisson) The return of boxer Mike Tyson to fight Francois Botha noted.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The story of boxer Gerald McClellan, who went into a coma four years ago after ring injuries and is still recovering, presented; scenes shown of Gerald with his family, who takes care of him. [McClellan's sister Lisa JORDAN - talks about Gerald's care and boxing career.] The proposal by Senator John McCain of the Muhammad Ali Reform Act to help insure that fighters get a fair share of boxing proceeds noted. [McCAIN - says many fighters don't get much income.] [International Boxing Federation Robert LEE - says boxers strive for the belt of a champion.] [WBF light heavyweight champion Roy JONES - comments.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Bowers, Cynthia

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