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By Scoop Malinowski Former Heavyweight Champion of the World boxing titan Mike Tyson, has long been a tennis enthusiast, since way back in the days of his boxing career. Tyson was exposed to tennis by his ex-wife Robin Givens and her sister, who were involved in the sport and friendly with Martina Navratilova who frequently […] Continue to read full article...

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The Greatest Fighter McEnroe Ever Saw

John McEnroe is not only an all time legendary sports champion, he’s also a major fan of many other sports including basketball, hockey, boxing, baseball and football. The former Wimbledon, US Open and Davis Cup champion has seen just about every competitor in the world for the last sixty years, many of them up close […] Continue to read full article...

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As we stood there in the parking lot of Mario's Ringside Lounge just off Route 1 & 9 in Jersey City, N.J. on a sunny April afternoon, I made a random comment to Mike Tyson, to initiate some small talk. "Mike, you're looking in great shape, how did you do it? Been playing any tennis?" Suddenly, the former Heavyweight champion in the world looked at me and began hitting shadow forehand and backhand strokes, while saying, "I hit with Martina Navratilova when she stayed at my house in New Jersey (Bernardsville). I played with her. She was the greatest." Continue to read full article...

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