July 11, 1995 in Sports

Tyson Ponders Shot At Title

Compiled From Wire Services

Mike Tyson could be in line for a shot at the WBC heavyweight title if he wants to fight the winner of the upcoming Oliver McCall-Frank Bruno championship bout.

Promoter Don King, at a news conference to discuss the McCall-Bruno fight at Wembley Stadium on Sept. 2, said the final decision “is up to Mike Tyson.

“I believe he would win the title today. But I don’t want to be the one to rush him into a world title fight.”

Tyson will fight Peter McNeeley Aug. 19 in his first match after serving a three-year jail sentence for rape.

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