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Mike Tyson Detained At Airport

Mike Tyson Detained At Airport Iron Mike Tyson In Trouble Again. Former boxing champ Mike Tyson was detained by police at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday afternoon while they investigated a scuffle between the former boxing champ and a photographer, police said. Tyson, 43, was taken into custody by airport police after an incident at the United Airlines ticket counter at about 4:30 p.m., according to police Sgt. Jim Holcomb. The photographer, who was following Tyson, fell to the floor after one punch from Tyson, Holcomb told CNN TV affiliate KABC. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of a cut to his forehead suffered when he hit the floor, Holcomb said. Tyson and the photographer each told police they wanted to file battery charges against the other, he said. Tyson was put in a holding cell at the airport police station during the investigation, he said. Tyson, former holder of the three major heavyweight world titles, retired from competitive professional boxing in 200