Peter Mcneeley

Round two of fight game's reprieve

The last time Wharf Cable Cineplex offered a live pay-per-view boxing match it was the Holyfield-Tyson classic.

Monday, 3 February, 1997, 12:00am

Tyson smashes way to $2.17m-a-second win

IN the time it will take you to read this story, Mike Tyson earned US$25 million (HK$193.45 million) at the weekend.

Watched by Madonna, Eddie Murphy, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, the sensational heavyweight netted himself a hefty US$280,898.80 - or about HK$2.17 million - a second in his return to the ring after a three-year prison sentence for rape.

21 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

It's farce not force as Tyson triumphs

SO the rapist won. And got paid US$25 million for 89 seconds work. Funny? Actually, it was hilarious. Mike Tyson v Peter McNeeley (Wharf Cineplex) was billed as high drama but ended up as low comedy.

21 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

No cover-up as Thais leave golf fans in rage

YOU may think Hong Kong sports television is bad for scheduling and presentation cock-ups.

But in Thailand during last week's British Open golf, Channel Seven viewers suffered even greater frustration than the average Hong Kong sports fan is used to.

31 Jul 1995 - 12:00am