Real Name Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson
Nickname Iron,
Kid Dynamite,
The Baddest Man on the Planet
Profession American former Professional Boxer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight in Kilograms- 109 kg
in Pounds- 240 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 52 Inches
– Waist: 36 Inches
– Biceps: 18.5 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Bald
Professional Debut 1985
Coach/Mentor Cus D’Amato
Records (main ones) • Mike Tyson held the undisputed heavyweight championship and held the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles.
• In 1986, he won the WBC title, after stopping Trevor Berbick in two rounds.
• Tyson carried off the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker in 1987, this made him the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them.
• In 1996, Tyson regained a heavyweight championship after defeating Frank Bruno and Bruce Seldon by knockout. By getting this feat, 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 having lost it.
Career Turning Point When Tyson won the Gold Medals at the 1981 and 1982 Junior Olympic Games, defeating Joe Cortez in 1981 and beating Kelton Brown in 1982.
Personal Life
Date of Birth June 30, 1966
Age (as in 2016) 50 Years
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York City,
New York, U.S
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality American
Hometown Brooklyn, New York City,
New York, U.S
School Not Known
College Central State University, USA
Educational Qualifications Doctorate in Humane Letters
Family Father– Purcell Tyson
Step Father– Jimmy Kirkpatrick
Mother– Lorna Smith
Brothers– Rodney Tyson, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick
Sister– Denise Tyson
Religion Islam
Hobbies Pigeon-racing
Controversies • In 1991, Tyson was convicted of rape of 18-year-old girl Desiree Washington, he was sentenced for 6 years in prison.
• In 1997 in a rematch with Evander Holyfield, Tyson bit off part of Holyfield’s ear. Tyson was disqualified from the match and lost his boxing license, although it was later reinstated.
Favourite Things
Favourite Singer Stevie Wonder
avourite Dessert Sorbet
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Naomi Campbell (1987),
Money Factors and Cars collection
Cars Collection 2000 Lamborghini Diablo
1997 Bentley Continental T – car
Net Worth $300 million