UFC boss Dana White can’t survive his wife-slapping scandal

Mike Tyson is said once to have claimed the best punch he’d ever thrown was one he landed on actress and model Robin Givens, when she was his wife. ‘Man, I’ll never forget that punch’, his biographer quoted him as saying in 1988. ‘She really offended me and I went bam, and she flew backward, hitting every wall in the apartment.’ The late eighties were different to the times we currently inhabit, but it’s worth noting that, when it was published, the biography didn’t seem to do Tyson’s career a great deal of harm. Before retiring in 2005, in fact, and notwithstanding a three-year stretch in prison for rape, Tyson