Taming the Beast: The Untold Story of Team Tyson [by Eric Wilson]
Taming The Beast specifically focuses on the relationship between Mike Tyson and Rory Holloway. After Tyson's infamous bite out of Evander Holyfield's ear, Mike fired his managers, pointed fingers at his team, and filed hefty lawsuits. Taming the Beast delves into the minds of these two childhood friends, peeling back the startling realities that haunted Team Tyson.
The Beast: Mike Tyson
In the 1990s, one man ruled the world of heavyweight boxing, Mike Tyson. He drovehis fist through opponents’ skulls, raked in multi-millions of dollars and bedded other men’s wives and their daughters. That much is a matter of record. You think you know the story? You've barely scratched the surface.
The Handler: Rory Holloway
Rory had Mike on track to be the world's first billion-dollar athlete. When Mike bared his teeth in the rematch with Evander Holyfield, the world was stunned. Mike hid away, fired his team and lost his hold on greatness, while Rory did the hardest thing of all. He kept quiet. He guarded secrets... Until now.