Mike Tyson a big hitter at ‘conkers’By ANI
Friday, November 12, 2010
LONDON - It seems boxing legend Mike Tyson has found a new sport he is good at - conkers.
The ex-world heavyweight champ, on a visit to Britain, was challenged to a game by fan Trevor Cox at a speaking event. ron MikeSinger Trevor, 29, had to explain the rules to Tyson, 44 - who proved a knockout by cracking his opponent’s nut with his first hit, reports the Sun.
Trevor - whose band Longsands were performing at the event in Gateshead, Tyneside - said: “Once he got the hang of it, he loved it.”
Tyson clutched his winning conker as he told the 500-strong audience: “I’ve just beaten the Longsands at conkers.” (ANI)