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Mike Tyson knocks out critics and audiences with his Undisputed Truth

Mike and Spike
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Call it a knockout: Controversial and charismatic former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson bares it all in Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, his hit one-man stage show directed by personal pal Spike Lee, arriving on DVD with Digital Copy on February 11---perfect timing for Black History Month. Filmed before a live audience at Broadway's Imperial Theatre, the HBO Films presentation brings the controversial athlete's story; from his troubled youth and time in prison to his later period of self-examination and new beginnings The DVD includes Conversations, a featurette including interviews with Lee and Tyson, along with executive producer/writer Kiki Tyson and executive producer Jon Kilik, that discuss the story behind Undisputed Truth.
Raw, honest, powerful and full of humor, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth features "Iron Mike" recounting his life's highs and lows in his signature candid style. Filmed before a live audience at Broadway's Imperial Theatre in New York City, this HBO Films presentation finds Tyson opening up about his troubled youth, landmark boxing career, key people in his life, controversies, time in prison, self-examination, family and new beginnings. It's a knockout performance you won't want to miss!
When former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson abandoned the boxing ring for the Broadway stage, he had critics cheering just as loud as his boxing fans. Earlier this year, Tyson wrapped a 10-week U.S. tour of Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, which ran on Broadway the previous summer, both directed by Lee. He will perform the show overseas through spring 2014.