posted on May, 18 2004 @ 07:30 PM
(BBC Sports) - Mike Tyson is back in training ahead of a comeback fight against Ireland's Kevin McBride, according to reports.
The former world heavyweight champion has been working out in Arizona for a 31 July bout, claims Fightnews.com.
Tyson's manager, Shelly Finkel, has said his return to the ring will be in either St Louis and Louisville.
Tyson (50-4) was knocked out by Lennox Lewis in June 2002, and has fought just once since then - a 49-second KO win over Clifford Etienne in February
Fightnews.com said the 37-year-old was sparring with Australia's Justin Fortune to prepare for McBride, whose record reads 31-4-1.
Freddie Roach, who guided Tyson against Etienne, is again working with the American.
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