Mike Tyson vs. Frank Bruno (1st meeting)

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1989-02-25 : Mike Tyson 218 lbs beat Frank Bruno 228 lbs by TKO at 2:55 in round 5 of 12


  • Tyson's first professional fight after firing Head Trainer Kevin Rooney.
  • Bruno down in round one.
  • Bruno penalized one point for holding in round one.
  • Tyson warned for a headbutt in round four.
  • Bruno was stopped by a Tyson barrage, ending with two right uppercuts and a left to the head, leaving him on the ropes, where Steele stopped it with no fifth round knockdown.
  • Bruno's nose bled in rounds one and five.
  • Bruno wobbled Tyson in the first round with a left hook.
  • This was the first time Mike Tyson was ever wobbled. At the end of the round, Larry Merchant said "One man down, another man wobbled, I'll take it!"