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Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson: Mike Tyson is a retired American professional boxer and former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. Born on June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, Tyson is considered one of the greatest and most ferocious heavyweight boxers in the history of the sport. Known for his intimidating presence, power, and quick knockouts, Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in history at the age of 20.

Some of Mike Tyson's Most Famous Fights:

  1. Mike Tyson vs. Trevor Berbick (1986): This fight took place on November 22, 1986, and Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion, winning the WBC title at just 20 years old.

  2. Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks (1988): On June 27, 1988, Tyson faced Michael Spinks in a highly anticipated bout. Tyson knocked out Spinks in just 91 seconds, solidifying his dominance in the heavyweight division.

  3. Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas (1990): On February 11, 1990, in Tokyo, Japan, Tyson suffered a stunning upset defeat to Buster Douglas. This fight is considered one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.

  4. Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield I (1996): The first encounter between Tyson and Holyfield took place on November 9, 1996. Holyfield won the fight by TKO in the 11th round.

  5. Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield II (1997): This rematch on June 28, 1997, gained notoriety for the infamous ear-biting incident in which Tyson bit off part of Holyfield's ear, leading to his disqualification.

  6. Mike Tyson vs. Lennox Lewis (2002): On June 8, 2002, Tyson faced Lennox Lewis for the WBC, IBF, and IBO heavyweight titles. Lewis won the fight by knockout in the eighth round.

These are just a few highlights from Mike Tyson's boxing career. Tyson's impact on the sport and his cultural significance go beyond his achievements in the ring. After his retirement, Tyson has remained a prominent figure, involved in various endeavors, including acting and business.

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