The legendary boxer, Mike Tyson will bring his Broadway one-man show “Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth: Round 2” to the Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 8 p.m. Picking up where Undisputed Truth left off, Round 2 will be an unapologetic look at the ups and downs of Tyson’s post-boxing life and career.
Mike Tyson is a larger-than-life legend– both in and out of the ring. Tenacious, talented, and thrilling to watch, Tyson embodies the grit and electrifying excitement of the sport.Tyson’s enduring mass appeal owes not only to his incomparable athleticism, but to his huge personality and unrivaled showmanship. His ability to work a crowd extends far beyond the ring.
Tyson’s career in entertainment spans everything from blockbuster movies “The Hangover” and “The Hangover 2”, to documentaries. In 2015, Mike worked with director Bert Marcus on a star-studded documentary, “Champs” that examines lives in and out of the ring of the boxing greats.
In recent years Mike has starred alongside Donnie Yen in the well-received film “Ip Man 3” and appeared in the “Meet The Blacks,” “A Madea Family Funeral,” “Kickboxer Retaliation” and more.
Tyson is also making a major name for himself in television. He not only starred in his own docu-series on FOX Sports 1, “Being Mike Tyson” in the Fall of 2013—his most recent project, a Warner Brothers hit animated series, “Mike Tyson Mysteries” which airs on Adult Swim, recently completed its four year run.
In 2017, Tyson joined FOX’s hit series, “SUPERHUMAN,” for its summer run. Tyson is a New York Times bestselling author. He released his memoir “Undisputed Truth” in the Fall of 2013. He teamed up with writer Larry “Ratso” Sloman again in his second book “Iron Ambition: My Life with Cus D’Amato” which was released on May 30th, 2017.
Beyond film and television, the world of theater has also welcomed Tyson with open arms and monumental success. Over the past few years, he has been touring nationally and internationally with his critically acclaimed Broadway one-man show “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” which also aired as an HBO special. After a successful run at the MGM Grand’s Hollywood Theater, the show debuted on Broadway under famed director Spike Lee on July 31, 2012.
Undisputed Truth is the raw, no-holds barred life story of the legend himself, as it has never been told before. In the show, Tyson unveils never-before-told stories, peeling back layers of tragedy and public turmoil while unfolding his tale of triumph and survival. In an up-close-and-personal setting featuring images, music and video, Tyson shares the stories of his life and experiences as a professional athlete and controversies in and out of the ring. Theatrical, intimate, and unprecedented, this show will reveal the man behind the myth.
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