Mike Tyson Gives Reality Career A Flying Start
Posted on Mon Mar 15, 2010 02:45 PM PDT

tyson200.jpgLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (X17online) - The reality TV biz is about to get a little bit tougher. Iron Mike Tyson is jumping into the reality ring with a new series that centers around bird racing.

The championship boxer, who is a life-long pigeon keeper, is set to star in Take on Tyson, according to the NY Post. The Animal Planet series will put Tyson and his feathery friends in competition with other racing-pigeon owners in New York.

Tyson tells the Post that he currently owns several hundred pigeons.

The reality show begins shooting next month in Brooklyn and will debut in 2011.

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