Nov. 14, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that former heavyweight champion of the world
will be the featured guest on an upcoming installment of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. (Logo:
Hosted by Shade 45's
Sway in the Morning
host Sway Calloway, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with
" will take place at SiriusXM's
New York City
studios. Throughout the hour-long special, Tyson will take a variety of questions from the audience about his new tell-all memoir
and the upcoming HBO special of the same name directed by
. "SiriusXM's Town Hall with
" will premiere on
Friday, November 15
5:00 pm ET
24/7 exclusive SiriusXM channel The Foxxhole, channel 96. Encore presentations will air on The Foxxhole on
(all times ET). "SiriusXM's Town Hall with
" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit
for more information.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with
" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous SiriusXM "Town Hall" specials have featured
, KISS, Coldplay,
, Lady Gaga,
Michael J. Fox
, the surviving members of Nirvana,
, Usher and
With nicknames such as "Iron Mike," "Kid Dynamite" and "The Baddest Man on the Planet," Tyson is a larger-than-life legend both in and out of the ring. In addition to having been the undisputed heavyweight champion, Tyson holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles. He was the first heavyweight boxer to hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles simultaneously. In 2011, Tyson was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame. His career in entertainment spans blockbuster movies (The Hangover and The Hangover 2), and television (Animal Planet's "Taking on Tyson"). He has his own clothing company, is CEO of his own production company, Tyrannic Productions and currently has a few film projects in development. "
: UNDISPUTED TRUTH"—Tyson's one-man show directed by famed director Spike Lee—debuted on Broadway in
. It is the raw, no-holds barred life story of Tyson in which he unveils never-before-told stories of his life and experiences as a professional athlete and peels back layers of tragedy, controversies, public turmoil, triumph and survival. On
November 16, 2013
, it will air as a special on HBO. Tyson is currently retired from boxing and is based in
, Tyson returned to the ring with a boxing promotional company called Iron Mike Productions. His memoir
hit bookstores on
November 12, 2013
. Tyson is currently starring in his own docu-series on FOX Sports 1, "Being Mike Tyson." Tyson's charity, The Mike Tyson Cares Foundation, was founded in
with the mission to "give kids a fighting chance" by providing innovative centers that provide for the comprehensive needs of kids from broken homes.
For more information, visit
. Check out video clips and learn more about SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series at
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