posted on Jun, 21 2004 @ 06:26 AM
Former British heavyweight champion Danny Williams is set to land the best payday of his career when he fights Mike Tyson on 30 July, say reports.
Tyson had been tipped to make his ring comeback against Irishman Kevin McBride, before that deal fell through.
But the 37-year-old American is now expected to square up against Williams, who lost his titles to Michael Sprott.
Williams, 31, stands to earn £600,000 against Tyson, who remains one of the biggest draw cards in world boxing.
Tyson's adviser Shelly Finkel has been promising to announce a firm opponent and date for a matter of weeks.
And he confirmed that Tyson (50-4) is in "great shape" and hungry for a return.
Story from BBC SPORT:
Published: 2004/06/21 03:13:01 GMT
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