COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Mike Tyson won't say where he's going to set up a temporary training camp.
But one thing seems sure: His ultimate destination should be a bout against the winner of the Nov. 17 match between WBC-IBF champion Hasim Rahman and Lennox Lewis.
The Rahman-Lewis winner must make a mandatory World Boxing Council defense against the top available contender, and Tyson is ranked No. 1 despite not having fought in 51 weeks before Saturday.
The former undisputed champion hit Denmark's Brian Nielsen with a barrage of punches that few others could have taken. Nielsen, his bloody left eye nearly swollen shut, gave up while sitting on the stool just as the seventh round was about to start.
Tyson, a native New Yorker, wants to remain temporarily in Europe, but said he won't be staying Denmark. He denied he's setting up camp in France.
"Incorrect," he said when asked about France. "But I'm not telling you.
"I have no idea right now. I'm just taking a week off and then I'll go back into training."
Tyson verbalized the message his punishing victory over Nielsen delivered.
"I'm back," Tyson said.
Beefed up to 239 pounds on Saturday -- by far the heaviest of his career -- the 35-year-old Tyson was more powerful, slower and "rusty." He still put the defiant Nielsen on the canvas for only the second time in his pro or amateur career.
"I felt pretty good," Tyson said. "I felt pretty rusty and unsure a little bit. I need to train a little bit harder to fight for the championship. Two more fights and I'd be ready."
He'll may get one more bout -- probably in December -- before a title fight.
Tyson was restrained in and out of the ring. American referee Steve Smoger, who stopped the scheduled 10-rounder, praised Tyson for his conduct.
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