Michael Gerard Tyson was born June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, NY. He is the youngest heavyweight world champion in the history of boxing! His first champion's belt Mike captured at November 22, 1986, when he was only 20 years of age. Nobody could do that not before not after till this day. Mike became the WBA, WBC and IBF Champion of the World twice, defending his titles for ten times. On his way he beat ten world champions, such as James Smith, Tony Tucker, Larry Holmes, Frank Bruno and others. Tyson intruded into history of boxing as one of the fastest and most agressive heavyweights. Being only 5'11 feet tall, he was always smaller than his opponents, but because of his speed, skills and sustaining power, Mike often was able to knock his rivals out inside the beggining rounds. He earned the ring name Iron. Tyson also has been the one of the most scandalous persons into the sports. His behaviour and controversial lifestyle in many conditions affected his carrier and life in general. But also, because of his nature and veracity of soul, Mike still beloved and popular around the world. Similar to the legendary Muhammad Ali, Tyson is the one of most recognized persons around the planet!
This year Mike Tyson celebrates his 50-th Anniversary! Wish you strong health and happiness, and Keep Punching For Life, Iron Mike!!!