Rahman says he won't fight Tyson next

April 29, 2001
NEW YORK – Hasim Rahman has dismissed Mike Tyson's demand for the first crack at his world heavyweight titles, saying on Saturday that he alone would decide when the time was right to fight his fellow American.

Tyson wants Rahman to meet him next but the champion said: "I am not interested in what he wants. He is not the champ, he's a contender. We'll give him a chance when we want to."

Rahman took the World Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) ...

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