Mike Tyson is a former professional boxer who competed from 1985-2005. He is considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time and won the Gold at the 1984 New York Golden Gloves Heavyweight division. He won his first 19 professional fights by knockout and claimed his first heavyweight title at 20 years old. Get all of the latest Mike Tyson news here!
Mike Tyson spent three years in prison in the early 90s after being convicted of rape. After his release in 1995, he was able to become one of the only men in boxing history to have regained a heavyweight championship after losing it. Tyson lost the WBA title to Evander Holyfield after biting a piece of Holyfield’s ear off. He was known for his aggressive and intimidating style and had multiple controversies in and out of the ring. He is now in the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.