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Mike Tyson Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Mike Tyson

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Bio
Real NameMichael Gerard "Mike" Tyson
NicknameIron,
Kid Dynamite,
The Baddest Man on the Planet
ProfessionAmerican former Professional Boxer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 109 kg
in Pounds- 240 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 52 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 18.5 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBald
Boxing
Professional Debut1985
Coach/MentorCus D'Amato
Mike Tyson with his trainer in 1980
Kevin Rooney
Mike Tyson with Kevin Rooney
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 PointWhen 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 BirthJune 30, 1966
Age (as in 2016)50 Years
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York City,
New York, U.S
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityAmerican
HometownBrooklyn, New York City,
New York, U.S
SchoolNot Known
CollegeCentral State University, USA
Educational QualificationsDoctorate in Humane Letters
FamilyFather- Purcell Tyson
Step Father- Jimmy Kirkpatrick
Mother- Lorna Smith
Brothers- Rodney Tyson, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick
Sister- Denise Tyson
ReligionIslam
HobbiesPigeon-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 SingerStevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
Favourite DessertSorbet
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNaomi Campbell (1987),
Mike Tyson with Naomi Campbell
Robin Givens (1987-1989),
Suzette Charles (1989),
Suzette Charles
Tabitha Stevens (1991),
Coco Johnsen (1996),
Coco Johnsen
Monica Turner (1997-2003),
Luz Whitney (2000-2004),
Mike Tyson with Luz Whitney
Lauren Woodland (2002),
Lauren Woodland
Kola Boof (2006),
Kola Boof
Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace (2006-2009),
Mike Tyson and Aisleyne Horgan Wallace
Lakiha Spicer (2009-Present)
WifeLakiha Spicer (m. 2009),
Mike Tyson with Lakiha Spicer
Monica Turner (m. 1997–2003),
Mike Tyson with Monica Turner
Robin Givens (m. 1988–1989)
Mike Tyson with Robin Givens
ChildrenSons- Amir Tyson,
Mike Tyson with his son Amir
Miguel Leon Tyson,
Morocco Tyson,
Mike Tyson with his son Morocco
D'Amato Tyson
Daughter- Rayna Tyson,
Mike Tyson with his daughter Rayna Tyson
Exodus Tyson,
Exodus Tyson (left)
Milan Tyson,
Mike tyson with his daughter Milan Tyson
Mikey Lorna Tyson
Money Factors and Cars collection
Cars Collection2000 Lamborghini Diablo
1997 Bentley Continental T - car
Net Worth$300 million

Mike Tyson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mike Tyson

  • Does Mike Tyson smoke?: Yes
  • Does Mike Tyson drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson also known as Malik Abdul Aziz because of his conversion to Islam.
  • Purcell Tyson was his biological father, who was from Jamaica. But he considered Jimmy Kirkpatrick as his father.
  • In 1959, Jimmy Kirkpatrick moved to Brooklyn, where he met Tyson’s mother, Lorna Mae (Smith) Tyson. According to Mike Tyson, “My father was just a regular street guy caught up in the street world”.
  • Trainer Cus D’Amato looked after him and trained him to be a boxer. Later Tyson said, “I never saw my mother happy with me and proud of me for doing something: she only knew me as being a wild kid running the streets, coming home with new clothes that she knew I didn’t pay for. I never got a chance to talk to her or know about her. Professionally, it has no effect, but it’s crushing emotionally and personally”.
  • In an Interview with detail Magazine, he disclosed about his first fight that was with a bigger youth who had pulled the head off one of Tyson’s pigeons. He used to fight with those who ridiculed his high-pitched voice and lisp.
  • He was arrested 38 time by the age of 13.
  • His skills and ability to be a good boxer were first recognised by Bobby Stewart (Former Boxer).
  • As a young boxer, he refrained from sex for 5 years to be the World Champion. He thought that sex would make him weaker.
  • Tyson remained in controversy for biting an ear of Evander Holyfield in 1997.

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  • He has got the great affection for the Pigeons. He likes pigeon-racing.                                                                            Tyson with Pigeons
  • Tyson has faced rape allegation in his life, in 1991, Miss Black America Contestant charged him of rape. For this he was arrested then sentenced for 6 years but released after 3 years.
  • In 2012, Tyson was inducted into WWE Hall of Fame by Triple H and Shawn Michaels.
  • He loves tigers, he spends around $4000 every month for his Bengal Tigers.                                                                Mike Tyson with Bengal Tiger
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