User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Soccer
Golf
Auto
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Tyson claims NZ revoking visa not fair

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

LONDON (AP) - Three days after being banned from New Zealand, Mike Tyson has hit back at the decision to revoke his visa because of a rape conviction.

Advertisement
The former heavyweight boxing champion had planned to travel to Auckland in November.

During a visit to London, Tyson maintained on Saturday that ``the people wanted me to come. If it was a fair organization, a fair fight I would be there but I got vetoed by the higher power.''

Tyson served three years in prison after the 1991 rape of an 18-year-old woman at hotel in Indianapolis.

Tyson says being denied access to New Zealand is ``one of those things in life that happens - it's life on life's terms and everyone has to deal with that and those uncertainties.''

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Could Pacquiao be in cards for Mayweather?
Mayweather dominates Maidana in rematch
Quigg retains super bantamweight title
Chuvalo says boxing lacks excitement
Tyson spews vulgarities at Canadian host
Mayweather discusses Ray Rice situation
Mike Tyson comes to Rob Ford's defense
Any publicity is good for Mayweather
Pacman has Algieri next, Floyd out there
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy NFL Perfect Lineup Contest