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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 -- I'm NOT in the New 'Hangover' Movie

Mike Tyson
I'm NOT in the Next 'Hangover' Movie

Zach Galifianakis' face can rest easy -- Mike Tyson tells TMZ he won't be punching the actor's lights out in the third installment of "The Hangover" in Tijuana ... 'cause he ain't in it. Mike was… READ MORE >

Mike Tyson -- 'Feeling Great' After Neck Surgery

Mike Tyson
'Feeling Great' After Neck Surgery

Mike Tyson tells TMZ he "feels great" following a recent neck surgery ... and despite the gnarly scar on his neck, Mike says he should be back to normal in just 3 weeks. Tyson turned heads (not… READ MORE >

- 659 days ago
Mike Tyson -- Sports Talk for Chicks

Mike Tyson
Sports Talk for Chicks

Mike Tyson versus Muhammad Ali ain't your typical hot topic for women, but what is typical is Harv getting schooled on sports -- by a chick. Awesome!Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see your… READ MORE >

- 702 days ago
Mike Tyson -- I Got Knocked Out ... by 'Mike Tyson's Punch-Out'

Mike Tyson
I Got KNOCKED Out By "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out"

"Iron" Mike Tyson was once the most feared man on the planet -- but even he was no match for the fighters in his own awesome video game ... "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out."We ran into Tyson in NYC and… READ MORE >

- 735 days ago
Mike Tyson -- My Fans Are Ironclad

Mike Tyson
My Fans Are Ironclad

Mike Tyson may be heading to Broadway -- but that won't stop his fiercely loyal fans from showing him some up close and personal love ... at any given moment.Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to… READ MORE >

- 763 days ago
Mike Tyson -- Gunning for a Tony Award

Mike Tyson
Gunning for a Tony Award!

You can learn a lot about a man in 60 seconds, including Mike Tyson. Here is a list of things that happened when we spent a full minute with "Iron" Mike in NYC yesterday: -- Mike reveals his… READ MORE >

- 763 days ago
Mike Tyson -- 'I Was a Prostitute HUNTER!'

Mike Tyson
"I Was a Prostitute HUNTER!"

Mike Tyson had a serious problem with banging hookers -- a confession he blurted out during a bizarre interview on live TV.Iron Mike was on NBC Today when Ann Curry asked him about becoming vegan… READ MORE >

- 765 days ago
Evander Holyfield -- One Very Biting Question

Evander Holyfield
One Very Biting Question

Our suicidal brave camera guy asked Evander Holyfield a great question about the ear Mike Tyson chomped -- which almost made up for the question we asked Poison rocker Bobby Dall.Check out TMZ on… READ MORE >

- 779 days ago
Mike Tyson -- Broadway Play Will Be a Spike Lee Joint

Mike Tyson
Broadway Play Will Be a Spike Lee Joint

You can add "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" to Spike Lee's legendary resumé ... because TMZ has learned the director will helm the one-man show when it comes to Broadway later this… READ MORE >

- 780 days ago
Justin Bieber -- Training with MIKE TYSON Before Pap Scuffle

Justin Bieber
Training with MIKE TYSON Before Pap Scuffle

In an odd bit of foreshadowing, Justin Bieber hung out with Mike Tyson and got some boxing tips from the legendary fighter just days before his alleged run-in with a paparazzo.Check out the Biebs… READ MORE >

- 786 days ago

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