Mike Tyson

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Mike "Iron" Tyson

Name: Mike Tyson
Alias: Iron
Birth Name: Michael Gerard Tyson
Born: 1966-06-30
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Hometown: Henderson, Nevada, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 10″   /   178cm
Reach: 71″   /   180cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: Kevin Rooney (1985-88), Richie Giachetti (1995-97), Ronnie Shields (2003) Freddy Roach (2004), Jeff Fenech (2005)
Managers: Bill Cayton and Jim Jacobs (1985-88), Rory Holloway and John Horne (1988-1997) Shelly Finkel (1999-2005)

Career Review

  • Official Website
  • At age 20, Tyson became the youngest World Heavyweight champion with a 2nd round TKO over Trevor Berbick.
  • 1984 National Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion
  • Named Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year in 1986 and 1988.
  • On September 28, 2006 it was reported that Mike Tyson was planning on a comeback, entitled, World Tour. Tyson would be engaging in four round exhibitions during this tour. Tyson said he hopes to fight 100 4-round exhibitions throughout the world in the next year. Tyson's "World Tour" is shades of the 1930s "Tour" by former World Heavyweight Champion Jack Dempsey.



Preceded by:
Trevor Berbick
WBC Heavyweight Champion
11 Nov 1986–11 Feb 1990
Succeeded by:
James Douglas
Preceded by:
James Smith
WBA Heavyweight Champion
7 Mar 1987–11 Feb 1990
Succeeded by:
James Douglas
Preceded by:
Tony Tucker
IBF Heavyweight Champion
1 Aug 1987–11 Feb 1990
Succeeded by:
James Douglas
Preceded by:
Frank Bruno
WBC Heavyweight Champion
16 Mar 1996–24 sep 1996
vacated
Succeeded by:
Lennox Lewis
Preceded by:
Bruce Seldon
WBA Heavyweight Champion
7 Sep 1996–9 Nov 1996
Succeeded by:
Evander Holyfield


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