Mike Tyson

  1. Vladimir Klitschko, Ocean’s Eleven, 2001. Director Steven Soderbergh needed a big fight as part of the backdrop to  George Clooney’s Las Vegas robberies. The Plan: Britain’s then world heavyweight champ, Lennox Lewis v Tyson. The reality: “The  Desert Storm – The Mother of All Fights,” shot over two days before  a mere, 2,000 extras  (plus Angie Dickinson and Henry Silva from the original  film) at the MGM Grand Garden Area was  Lewis v Klitschko Losing his real title two weeks later, Lewis was castigated by the UK media for “hob-nobbing with the stars in Las Vegas rather than concentrating on his day job.”  He won the title back before  the film opened.



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