Former boxing champ Mike Tyson to launch franchise venture in Burj Khalifa

Mike Tyson to launch boxing academy franchises in Dubai

Former boxing champ to launch franchise venture in Burj Khalifa

Former undisputed world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is set to launch his global franchise of fitness centres in Dubai next month.

The American’s new business venture, Mike Tyson Academy (MTA), will see a host of academies launched around the world, and in particular in the Middle East, Australia, France, West Africa and China where there has been interest from potential partners.

Dubai appears to be one of the locations where Tyson will launch one of the franchises.

“Dubai has established itself on the world map by hosting many leading sporting events and icons and there is definitely a niche in this market for a fitness centre that is associated with quality and driven by a hard-core, challenging philosophy like mine,” said Tyson, explaining his decision to launch the fitness franchise in...Read more...