Boxer Mike Tyson Denied Entry Into Chile

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On Thursday, former boxer Mike Tyson, who was once an undisputed heavyweight world champion, was denied entry into Chile because of his criminal record.

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According to authorities, the 51-year-old does not meet the requirements for entry and is being sent back to the United States. Back in the 90's, Tyson was convicted of raping a teenage beauty-pageant contestant and served three years in prison. The athlete traveled to the South American country to take part in an advertising campaign for TV.