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Mike Tyson
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Tyson in March 2011
Born
Michael Gerard Tyson

June 30, 1966 (1966-06-30) (age 53)
Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Mike Tyson
Statistics
Nickname(s)
  • Iron
  • Kid Dynamite
  • The Baddest Man on the Planet
Rated at Heavyweight
Height 5 ft 10 in
Reach 71 in
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 58
Wins 50
Wins by KO 44
Losses 6
No contests 2
Spouse(s)
  • Robin Givens
    (m. 1988; div. 1989)
  • Monica Turner
    (m. 1997; div. 2003)
  • Lakiha "Kiki" Spicer (m. 2009)
Children 8

Michael Gerard Tyson (June 30, 1966) is an American retired boxer. He held the heavyweight championship.

Mike Tyson became a professional boxer in 1985 and won a heavyweight title from Trevor Berbick in 1986. He was the youngest man to win a heavyweight title belt. He became recognized as the undisputed champion when he beat Michael Spinks in 1988. He lost his title to Buster Douglas in 1990. Tyson won his first 19 professional bouts by knockout, 12 of them in the first round.

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