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On This Day In Boxing History!

1966, Mike Tyson Was Born!

Mike Tyson  

Born: June 30th, 1966

Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York

Residence: Henderson, Nevada

Birth Name: Michael Gerard Tyson

Pro-Debut: March 6th, 1985

Alias:  Iron

Division: Heavyweight

Stance: Orthodox

Height: 5′ 10″  

Reach: 71″  

Record: 50-6, 44Ko’s

Bouts: 58

Rounds: 215

Ko’s: 76%   

 

Career

WBC Heavyweight Champion

1986 Nov 22 – 1990 Feb 11

WBA Heavyweight Champion

1987 Mar 7 – 1990 Feb 11

IBF Heavyweight Champion

1987 Aug 1 – 1990 Feb 11

1992, Tyson was convicted of rape and sentenced to six years in prison,

 but was released on parole after serving three years.

WBC Heavyweight Champion

1996 Mar 16 – 1996 Sep 24

WBA Heavyweight Champion

1996 Sep 7 – 1996 Nov 9  

 

June 30th

1914: Pete Herman ND10 Kid Williams

1927: Mickey Walker KO10 Tommy Mulligan

1956: Pascual Perez KO11 Oscar Suarez

1966: Mike Tyson born.

1971: Eddie Hopson born.

1975: Muhammad Ali W15 Joe Bugner

Victor Galindez W15 Jorge Ahumada

Carlos Monzon KO10 Tony Licata

1976: Miguel Velasquez WDQ5 Saensak Muangsurin

1979: Vito Antuofermo W15 Hugo Corro

Marvin Hagler KO8 Norberto Cabrera

1985: Jimmy Paul KO14 Robin Blake

1990: Khaosai Galaxy KO8 Shunichi Nakajima

1992: Anaclet Wamba KO5 Andrei Rudenko

1996: Michael Moorer is charged with making terrorist threats, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief in his hometown of Monessen, Pennsylvania.

2006: Juan Urango W12 Naoufel Ben Rabah

Pongsaklek Wonjongkam KO 4 Everardo Morales

2007: Felix Sturm W12 Noe Tulio Gonzalez

2010: Ana Julaton WSD10 Maria Villalobos

2012: Cornelius Bundrage TKO7 Cory Spinks

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