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Mike Tyson – An Undisputed Heavyweight Champion

Mike Tyson (full name Michael Gerard Tyson), born on 30 June, 1966, is a retired USA professional boxer. He is a former acknowledged heavyweight champion and record as a youngest boxer who win the popular heavyweight titles like WBA, WBC and IBF at an age of 20. Mike Tyson won his first professional fight by knocking out 12 of them in the 1st round. Tyson won the title of WBC in the year 1986 after beating Trevor Berbick in the second round by TKO.

About Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson

In 1987, Mike Tyson included the IBF and WBA titles after beating Tony Tucker and James Smith. He was the very first heavyweight fighter concurrently keeping the WBA, IBF and WBC titles along with the only real heavyweight to successfully unite them.

In 1988, Tyson turned the champ when he knocked down Michael Spinks just in 91 seconds. Mike Tyson effectively managed the heavyweight title championship 9 times, including wins over Frank Bruno and Larry Holmes. In the year 1990, he dropped his title to little guy James “Buster” Douglas, with a knockout in the 10th round. Trying to restore the titles, he knocked out Donovan Ruddock two times in 1991, however, he ripped out-of a battle with indisputable heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield because of injury.

In 1996, he wins the WBA and WBC titles just after beating Bruce Seldon and Frank Bruno by knockout. Together with his beat of Bruno, he then unite with Muhammad Ali, Floyd Patterson,Tim Witherspoon, George Foreman and Evander Holyfield as the only males in boxing background to that particular indicate have obtained a heavyweight tournament after loosing it. Mike Tyson lost his WBA title to Evander Holyfield in Nov 1996 by round 11 TKO.

In 2002, he struggled for the heavyweight championship when he was 35, but was defeated by Lennox Lewis. Then he retired himself from professional boxing in year 2006, after getting knocked-out in straight matches against Kevin McBride and Danny Williams. Despite having obtained over $300 million during his job and $30 million for all of his battles, Mike declared him bankrupt in 2003.

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Mike Tyson

Tyson was well recognized for his intimidating and ferocious boxing technique and his questionable conduct inside and away from the boxing ring. Tyson is regarded among the greatest heavyweights ever. He was placed No. 16 to The boxing ring’s listing of 100 best punchers ever as well as No. 1 on the ESPN.com listing of “The toughest players in heavyweight record”. Mike has been enlisted into  the world Boxing and the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Due to Tyson’s power, several fighters were unnerved by him. It was supported by his exceptional hand velocity, precision, time, energy and control. Tyson was additionally known for his defensive capabilities. Keeping his arms saturated in the peek a boo way, trained by his coach Cus D’Amato, he tucked and stitched from the method of the opponent’s punches while shutting the exact distance to provide their own punches.

Among Tyson’s brand mixtures was a right grab to his opponent’s body following a right uppercut to the opponent’s chin; not many fighters might stay if captured by this mixture position.

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Posted by on February 11, 2014 in Boxing

 

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