By People Staff
Updated May 12, 1999 12:00 AM
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Mike Tyson bailed himself out with a straight right hand in the fifth round in Las Vegas Saturday night to knock out Francois Botha and make a successful return to the ring. But the former heavyweight world champ has lost none of his trademark anger. As he told a British radio program immediately after the fight: “People say I’m losing confidence and I’m talking loud and angry because I am angry at what I’ve experienced during all my years in boxing, but that’s how I express myself. Show me respect and stop writing trash about me, then I’ll show you respect.”

  • Among those partying in Vegas to see the bout: Ben Affleck, Barry Diller, Pamela Anderson, Busta Rhymes, Donald Trump, Raquel Welch, Howie Mandel, Gregory Hines, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Ted Danson, Muhammed Ali, Jim Caviezel (“The Thin Red Line”), Magic Johnson, Drew Carey, Elliot Gould and Mikhail Baryshnikov.