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Mike Tyson off The Roast of Ric Flair due to 'unforeseen circumstances'

The roast is taking place in Nashville as part of Starrcast V.

Mike Tyson won't be participating in "The Roast of Ric Flair" after all.

Just one day after the boxing legend was announced for the event, Tyson's representatives told TMZ Sports that Tyson won't be appearing at The Roast of Ric Flair. Tyson is off the event due to "unforeseen circumstances."

"Due to unforeseen circumstances Mike will not be participating in the roast," their statement said.

TMZ Sports noted that Tyson's representatives didn't wish to elaborate further.

In addition to Flair and Tyson being friends, it was announced this March that the two were partnering together for Ric Flair cannabis products to be marketed by Tyson's "Tyson 2.0" company.

The Roast of Ric Flair is taking place at Starrcast V in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday, July 29. The event will air live as a pay-per-view via Fite TV.

Diamond Dallas Page and Eric Bischoff are among those who will be roasting Flair.

Starrcast V will culminate with Flair's "last match" being held in Nashville on Sunday, July 31.