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Mike Tyson nicknamed ‘Kid Dynamite’ aka ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ is known as the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring.
He reigned the title of an undisputed world heavyweight champion continuous for four years after winning in 1986.
Moreover, Mike Tyson is the first heavyweight boxer to successively hold the titles WBA, WBC and IBF Championship.
Mike Tyson was born on the 30th of June, 1966, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York. He had two siblings, Rodney and Denise; however, his sister passed away from a heart attack at only 24 years old.
Although, Tyson’s biological father is listed as “Purcell Tyson”, Mike saw his father figure as Jim
Kirkpatrick was from Grier Town, North Carolina, and one of the neighborhood’s top baseball players. He was quite a gambler, and hung out in areas you’d expect someone of that nature to be in.
Kirkpatrick abandoned the family later on, and Tyson’s mother died when he was only 16 years old. Which left him in the care of his boxing manager Cus D’Amato.
Throughout his childhood, Tyson lived in and around high-crime neighborhoods. He’s mentioned in a past interview that his first fight was with a bigger youth, who had pulled the head off one of his pigeons.
Tyson was regularly caught committing crimes, and had already been arrested 38 times by age 13. He ended up at the Tryon School for Boys in Johnstown, and later dropped out of high school.
Mike Tyson Personal Life and Family
Не mаrrіеd Rоbіn Gіvеnѕ іn 1988 аnd dіvоrсеd іn 1989 whеrе thеу fаіlеd tо соnсеіvе сhіldrеn. Іn 1997 hе mаrrіеd Моnіса Тurnеr аѕ hіѕ ѕесоnd wіfе аnd dіvоrсеd іn 2003.
Тhеу hаd twо kіdѕ tоgеthеr Аmіr аnd Rуаnа. Ніѕ thіrd mаrrіаgе wаѕ tо Lаkіhа Ѕрісеr іn 2009 whеrе thеу bоrе twо сhіldrеn; Міlаn аnd Моrоссо.
When he went to Tryon School for Boys his boxing abilities had been noticed by the boxer Bobby Stewart that trained him for a time before introducing him to Cus D’Amato that became his manager and boxing trainer.
Tyson dropped out of school at this point and focussed on his boxing career where he made around 15 fights on his first year as a professional fighter.
Aged 18, he made his first professional debut, defeating Hector Mercedes via TKO. He later won 26 of his 28 matches by TKO.
Due to his high success rate, he was already being labeled as the next heavyweight champion.
He then won many other fights with much bigger opponents like Jesse Ferguson that he defeated by TKO in the sixth round.
At this point, he was ready to go on with his career and shoot for the heavyweight undisputed champion title.
On August 1, 1987, he became the first heavyweight to own the WBA, WBC, and
IBF belts. The subsequent fights in 1988 were the most important and decisive for his success. He faced Larry Holmes and defeated the former champion by KO, the only one he experienced after 75 fights.
Later he fought Michael Spinks that was considered the one to be legitimate of the heavyweight champion title.
When Tyson-Spinks was arranged, it was the wealthiest fight in history at the time, and also the one with the highest expectations.
Anyway, it was a very short fight; in fact, Tyson defeated Spinks only after 91 seconds by KO.
Awards & Achievements
Mike Tyson has accomplished a lot in the boxing world. For instance, he has the records of being the youngest Heavyweight boxing champion up to this date, up to this day, that tittle is been ascribed to him.
He is also called the junior Olympic Quickest knock-out at just 8 seconds. He held that position.
The also won the ring magazine prospect of the year in 1985 and for his renounced performance in the ring, he was given the ring magazine fighter of the year award.
Mike Tyson Nеt Worth & Еаrnіngѕ
During the heydays of his boxing career, the undisputed champion was worth a whopping $300 million, however a review of Mike Tyson’s net worth in 2017 following bouts of spending sprees and declaring for bankruptcy in 2003, showed a net worth of $3 million.
He was also nominated and voted as the BBC sports personality of the year oversea personality in the 1989 and finally, he was included in the WWE hall of fame in 2012 for his accomplishment in the boxing profession, also he was been selected into the International Hall of fame and the world Hall of fame