Mike Tyson lends voice to cartoon detective

  • US cable network, Adult Swim, announced that former world heavy weight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, has been signed on to lend his voice to a cartoon detective with a foul-mouthed pigeon sidekick in a new animated series. The cartoon series is to be called "Mike Tyson Mysteries".

    Tyson retired from his career in boxing in the year 2006 and followed with a second career in entertainment in 2009 when he did a cameo in The Hangover. Tyson also starred in a 2011 documentary about his flock of racing pigeons produced for television.

    The former champion recently returned from touring his show called Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth. Adult Swim, a subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., has not announced a possible date for the show's premier.