Mike Tyson To Return To Boxing Wednesday

By CNN

Published 08/21 2013 09:17AM

Updated 08/21 2013 09:19AM

VERONA, NEW YORK -- Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is returning to boxing.

But he's *not* putting on gloves and stepping into the ring.

He's now a promoter.

He's a partner in "Iron Mike Productions."

The company's first set of fights debuts Friday night on ESPN2.

The fights will take place at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York.

Tyson's final fight was in 2005.

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