Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson

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Quick Facts

Full NameMichael Gerard Tyson
Date of BirthJune 30, 1966
BirthplaceNew York, U.S.
Age53
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionBoxer
Height5 ft 10 inches
SpouseLakiha Spicer
Net Worth$10 Million

Biography

Michael Gerard Tyson mostly known as Mike Tyson is an American podcaster and retired professional boxer. Mike Tyson was born on 30 June 1966 in Fort Greene, New York City. He further is an American professional boxer who fought from 1985 to 2005. At the age of 20, he became the youngest heavyweight champion in history.

Mike Tyson has been nicknamed the baddest man on the planet. He was popular for defeating his opponents with a single blow. Tyson is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.

Height & Weight

Mike Tyson is such a good-looking handsome boy. His height is around 5 ft 10 inches and his weight is around 109kg.

Education

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Family

Mike was the son of his mother Lorna Mae (Smith) Tyson and his father Jimmy Kirkpatrick. But his birth certificate listed his biological father as Purcell Tyson. However, his mother died when he was 16-year-old in the care of boxing manager and trainer, Cus D’Amato. And his father Kirkpatrick passed away in 1992. He has an older brother named Rodney and an older sister Denise who died due to a heart attack at the age of 24. Also, he has a half-brother Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick.

Career

Mike Tyson competed from 1985 to 2005. He has earned the titles such as ‘Iron Mike’, ‘Kid Dynamite’, and ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ for his boxing skills. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. 

He won his first belt at the age of 20 years and is the youngest ever boxer to win a heavyweight title. He was also the first heavyweight boxer to hold WBA, WBC, and IBF titles. 

From 1987 to 1990, Tyson reigned as an undisputed world heavyweight champion. 

In 1992, Tyson was convicted of rape and was sentenced to six years imprisonment. He was, however, released on parole after serving three years behind the bars. 

After being paroled from prison in 1995, Tyson was engaged in a series of comeback bouts. He regained WBA and WBC titles in 1996. With this, he joined Floyd Patterson, Muhammad Ali, Tim Witherspoon, Evander Holyfield, and George Foreman as the only men in boxing history to have regained a heavyweight championship after losing it.

The same year, he was stripped of his WBC title in the same year and lost the WBA title to Evander Holyfield. The 1997 match ended with Tyson’s disqualification from the game for biting Holyfield’s ear strong enough to remove a portion of flesh. 

Rumors/Controversy

Besides his successful career, he has also been tagged as a controversial figure. By the age of 13, he had been arrested 38 times caught in the act of fighting those who laid loud voices over him. Moreover, he had convicted of rape in 1992 and sentenced to six years in prison though he was released in three years on parole. Additionally, he was recognized for his frightening and violent boxing technique, as well as his contentious behavior both inside and beyond the ring. Furthermore, He is inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Net Worth

What are the earnings of Mike Tyson? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2022? He has accumulated a huge amount of net worth from his successful career. However, Mike Tyson’s net worth is $10 Million as of 2022 according to the source.

What does Net Worth mean? Net Worth is the measurement of financial health which indicates the value of an individual’s or institution’s financial and non-financial assets.

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