Tag Archives: mike tyson

  • ‘Street Fighter’: Mike Tyson Edition (Video)

    ‘Street Fighter’: Mike Tyson Edition (Video)

    The internet is a hotbed of more and more mashup activity, and here’s a pretty inspired one. It combines Mike Tyson‘s boxing footage with audio effects from Street Fighter, creating in one’s mind a pretty sweet imaginary licensing deal between Mike Tyson and Street Fighter—or perhaps between Street Fighter and Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!. The video syncs […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 25th) – Mike Tyson

    This Day In Sports History (March 25th) – Mike Tyson

    It was on this day in 1995 that Mike Tyson was released from prison after serving nearly three years at the Indiana Youth Center near Plainfield, Indiana.  Tyson was given a sentence of six years in prison as well as four years probation for his conviction of raping the 18-year-old Miss Black Rhode Island, Desiree […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 4th) – George Foreman

    This Day In Sports History (March 4th) – George Foreman

    It was on this day in 1995 that George Foreman was stripped of his WBA Championship belt.  Foreman’s title was taken away after he refused to fight the World Boxing Associations’ number one contender, Tony Tucker. To this day it is still unclear why Foreman declined to fight Tucker, but many have speculated it was […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 10th) – Mike Tyson

    This Day In Sports History (February 10th) – Mike Tyson

    It was on this day in 1990 that James “Buster” Douglas beat Mike Tyson to become the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World.  Douglas dominated the fight and in the 1oth round KO’d Tyson in front of thousands of shocked observers at the Tokyo Dome. Mike Tyson entered this fight undefeated (37-0) and had never […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 1st) — Mike Tyson

    This Day In Sports History (August 1st) — Mike Tyson

    It was on this day in 1987 that Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker in 12 rounds to earn the International Boxing Federation(IBF) Heavyweight title.  With the victory, Tyson became the first heavyweight in boxing history to own all three major belts (IBF, WBA and WBC) at the same time. The fight between Tyson and Tucker […]

  • Mike Tyson Sat Down with Katie Couric Yesterday and Posed For This Pic

    Mike Tyson Sat Down with Katie Couric Yesterday and Posed For This Pic

    On Thursday, former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson sat down to have a little chat with Katie Couric about his role in a new episode of NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In the episode, you see, Tyson plays a rape victim, which is quite interesting given that he himself was convicted of raping […]

  • Mike Tyson Says He Was A “Prostitute Hunter” On NBC Today (Video)

    Mike Tyson Says He Was A “Prostitute Hunter” On NBC Today (Video)

    Mike Tyson has had success in a variety of careers. Boxing would be first and foremost, obviously, but he has also shown some real talent in other fields, including acting, facial tattoos, ear-chewing, and more. What you probably didn’t know before now was that the former Heavyweight Champion was also a highly successful “prostitute hunter.”  […]

  • Mike Tyson Sings Song About LeBron James On Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

    Mike Tyson Sings Song About LeBron James On Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

    Are you ready for four words you probably never thought you’d see together in one sentence? Well, here you go: Mike Tyson, comic genius. Seriously, back when Iron Mike was just famous for punching the crap out of people—Michael Spinks, Glass Joe, his various wives and girlfriends—you probably never imagined seeing him performing parodies of […]

  • Justin Bieber Trained With Mike Tyson Before Beating Up A Paparazzo (Video)

    Justin Bieber Trained With Mike Tyson Before Beating Up A Paparazzo (Video)

    Many of you may have already heard that Justin Bieber is currently under investigation for beating up a member of the paparazzo outside a mall called The Commons in Calabasas, California on Sunday.  What you may not have heard, however, is that Bieber was well prepared for such a confrontation after training with Mike Tyson […]

  • 9 Infamous Sports Biters

    9 Infamous Sports Biters

    With so much at stake night in and night out—huge contracts, endorsement deals, championships, history, the adoration of millions of fans—it’s hardly surprising that professional athletes can sometimes lose their cool in the heat of competition. We’ve seen this happen about 15 times already in the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and we’re not even done […]