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By March 11, 2011

The six part documentary series  'Taking on Tyson' starts tonight at 9pm on Discovery.

Former Heavy-Weight Boxer Mike Tyson learns how to race pigeons, This new series sees him go beyond simply raising his feathered friends in rooftop coops to race them for the very first time. As cameras follow his journey, we're introduced to the highly competitive, bizarrely fascinating subculture of pigeon racing – a sport that has just as much machismo as boxing. Apparently.

From the rooftops of Jersey City to the streets of Brooklyn, this series provides a window into Mike Tyson's complex life as he reconnects with his roots and returns to his childhood neighbourhood to face his next challenge.

Lighting Cameraman Will Pugh shot the last couple of episodes.
Not to be missed!