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On July 9, 1997 Mike Tyson was punished for his outrageous behaviour. Here is Ian Darke's fascinating Las Vegas diary of the events that led to 'The Bite'
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SKY commentator Ian Darke was out in Las Vegas in June 1997, unaware that Mike Tyson was on the brink of tarnishing his reputation forever. The following is his day-by-day diary of the events that culminated in the most infamous disqualification in boxing history.

Sunday, June 22 1997

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