View Full Version : Taking on Tyson

03-06-2011, 21:50
Taking on Tyson on Animal Planet (http://animal.discovery.com/tv/taking-on-tyson/#mkcpgn=semapl3)

I've always been mildly interested in this Pigeon racing idea, and I like Mike Tyson so I'm drawn to this show. The idea of it is that Mike and a few other first time Pigeon racers (trainers) are going to be a team going against some all-time great trainers. Tysons crew is being coached by some legendary Pigeon guy. They touch on the fact that Mike has always loved the pigeons and his childhood/career throughout the show. They are comparing the beginning of his pigeon racing career to his boxing career.

Anybody watching?

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Edit: Vinny Torre is their Coach

Jimmy from Brooklyn
03-13-2011, 21:20
I think I heard they had to move this to Jersey because NYC has some laws against rasing the birds, pretty stupid. I've known a few people that have known people that raised pigeons. It actually seems nice to have a whole world up on your roof. To sit up there on a nice day, with a beer and feed the birds, as long as they dont shit on your face. This is a pretty interesting show.

The Boss
03-13-2011, 22:11
Mikes pigeons looked good and only lost by less then 2 minutes over an hour race I guess. The show is kind of interesting, I mean, Mike Tyson is going to be interesting anyway but the Pigeon racing makes it better

Jimmy from Brooklyn
03-21-2011, 15:03
Well they changed the time to 8pm but I didnt find that out until I couldnt find it at 10. Way to trick your audience Animal Planet. Its much better at 8 though