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Mike Tyson

Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson (also known as Malik Abdul Aziz) (born June 30, 1966) is a retired American professional boxer. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles at 20 years, 4 months, and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional bouts by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after defeating Trevor Berbick by a TKO in the second round. In 1987, Tyson added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker. He was the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them. In 1988, Tyson became the lineal champion when he knocked out Michael Spinks after 91 seconds. Tyson successfully defended the world heavyweight championship nine times, including victories over Larry Holmes and Frank Bruno. In 1990, he lost his titles to underdog James "Buster" Douglas, by a knockout in round 10. Attempting to regain the titles he defeated Donovan Ruddock twice in 1991, but when he was scheduled to take on the undisputed heavyweight champion Evander

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Mike Tyson -- My Cartoon Features Drunk, Masturbating Pigeon

Mike Tyson
My Cartoon Features Drunk, Masturbating Pigeon

Mike Tyson just posted a 10 minute preview of his new Cartoon Network TV show that's debuting next week -- featuring a drunk, angry, masturbating pigeon ... and it looks hilarious. It's the… READ MORE >

Mike Tyson -- Comes to Rescue of Motorcycle Crash Victim

Mike Tyson
Comes to Rescue of Motorcycle Crash Victim

When you need a calm, soothing voice to get you through a traumatic event, you don't think of Mike Tyson ... but that's exactly what happened to a motorcycle crash victim.Ryan Chesley tells TMZ… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
Mike Tyson -- I Was Blindsided By 'Piece of S**t' TV Reporter

Mike Tyson
I Was Blindsided By 'Piece of S**t' TV Reporter

Mike Tyson just WENT OFF during a live TV interview -- cussing out one of the hosts while cameras rolled ... and Mike's rep tells TMZ Sports it's all because the guy "deceived" Tyson on the… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Jamie Foxx -- Secret Meeting w/ Mike Tyson for Upcoming Biopic

Jamie Foxx
Secret Meeting w/ Mike Tyson for Upcoming Biopic

Jamie Foxx is keeping his preparations for his upcoming Mike Tyson movie pretty close to the vest, but he did let it slip that he met with Iron Mike himself to get ready for the part.Foxx and his… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Mike Tyson -- Slap Boxes Jon Jones ... Wins

Mike Tyson
Slap Boxes Jon Jones ... Wins

He's still got it. Mike Tyson is still the champ when it comes to slap-boxing ... and Jon Jones learned that the hard way outside of WWE SummerSlam in L.A. Sunday night. The two were… READ MORE >

- 65 days ago
Mike Tyson On USA vs. Belgium World Cup Match: We're Gonna Shove Chocolate Up Their...

Mike Tyson
We're Gonna Take Belgium And Shove Chocolate Up Their ...

Mike Tyson is FIRED UP to watch Team USA take on Belgium -- in fact, he's so pumped, he made a pep talk video ... telling the squad we're going to take those Belgians, take their chocolate and ...… READ MORE >

- 113 days ago
Mike Tyson -- I Forgive Justin Bieber ... 'Everyone Makes Mistakes'

Mike Tyson
I Forgive Justin Bieber 'Everyone Makes Mistakes'

Justin Bieber is getting an N-word pass from Mike Tyson -- at least for now ... because "Iron Mike" is chalking up JB's racial comments as a "mistake" that he hopes the pop star can learn… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago
Mike Tyson -- Maya Angelou Enlightened Me ... I'll Always Be Grateful

Mike Tyson
Maya Angelou Enlightened Me ... I'll Always Be Grateful

He may have only had a few brief encounters with her, including the time she visited him in prison -- but Mike Tyson says Maya Angelou had a profound impact on his life ... and he'll always be… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Mike Tyson -- Priceless Financial Advice for Antonio Tarver

Mike Tyson
Priceless Financial Advice ... For Antonio Tarver

Mike Tyson knows a little something about money management ... so, when we asked him to deliver some financial advice for Antonio Tarver ... he came through STRONG.  Of course, Tarver was… READ MORE >

- 232 days ago

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