Mike Tyson to Hold Open Conference Call With Media on Aug. 19 Ahead of Debut as Boxing Promoter at Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center

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All credentialed members of the press are invited to participate in the teleconference, which will take place Monday, August 19 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Pacific).

Courtesy- Iron Mike Productions

Former heavyweight world champion and International Boxing Hall of Fame member Mike Tyson has agreed to participate in a conference call with media that will take place Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Pacific).

Tyson will speak briefly before the call is opened up for questions from participating reporters.

The teleconference comes just days before Tyson makes his anticipated world debut as a professional boxing promoter with “Tyson Is Back!” from his newly formed Iron Mike Productions on Friday, Aug. 23 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center.

All credentialed journalists interested in speaking with Tyson and participating in the media call must contact Oneida Nation Public Affairs Manager Brett Stagnitti at (315) 829-8310 or bstagnitti(at)oneida-nation(dot)org to receive the call-in number and pass code.

Press interested in attending the fight can also speak with Stagnitti to receive credentials.

A live press conference will be held in the Turning Stone Showroom Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern.

Tickets for “Tyson Is Back!” are priced at $150, $95, $55, $45 and $35 and are now on sale at the Turning Stone box office, by calling (315) 361-7469, or by visiting Ticketmaster. Doors open at the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center at 6:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. The first undercard bout starts at 7:00 p.m. and the live ESPN2 telecast begins at 9:00 p.m.

About Turning Stone Resort Casino

A premier four-season, destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino is conveniently located about 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33. Turning Stone was named “Most Excellent Golf Resort” in 2010 by Condé Nast Johansens. The Academy of Country Music named Turning Stone “Casino of the Year” in 2009. The resort offers world-class gaming, golf, entertainment, accommodations and spa facilities, and has earned AAA Four Diamond ratings for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant. For more information and reservations, call (315) 361-7711 or (800) 771-7711. Visit the web site at http://www.TurningStone.com

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