101 Facts About Mike Tyson

1. Mike Tyson was part of the "Big 3" that moved up from Roosevelt Junior High to Charleston High School, along with Ralph Burkes and Larry "Deacon" Harris.

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2. Mike Tyson was not giving up and trained for a rematch with Holyfield in 1997.

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3. In 1992, Mike Tyson was ordered to serve six years in prison.

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4. Mike Tyson was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2011.

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5. Mike Tyson had his final professional win in 2003, a 49-second first-round knockout.

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6. Mike Tyson had attacked and bitten Lewis during a press conference, which had a dampening effect.

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7. Mike Tyson had only one more fight between October 2000 and his June 2002 fight with Lewis.

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8. Mike Tyson was released after serving just a few months of the one-year sentence.

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9. Mike Tyson is an American professional boxer, who is the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles.

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10. In 2013 Mike Tyson released a tell-all memoir, Undisputed Truth, which became a New York Times best seller.

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11. In 2012, Mike Tyson made his Broadway debut in his one-man show Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth directed by Spike Lee.

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12. Mike Tyson continued his schooling through private tutors while he trained for the 1984 Olympic trials.

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13. Mike Tyson wanted Stewart to teach him how to use his fists.

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14. On September 24, 2007, Mike Tyson pleaded guilty to possession of narcotics and driving under the influence.

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15. Mike Tyson was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona, after nearly crashing into a police SUV.

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16. Mike Tyson landed in court yet again, this time in 1998 as a plaintiff.

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17. Mike Tyson trained heavily for a rematch with Holyfield, and on June 28, 1997, the two boxers faced off yet again.

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18. Mike Tyson claimed he was the victim of multiple illegal head butts by Holyfield, and vowed to avenge his loss.

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19. On November 9, 1996, Mike Tyson faced Holyfield for the heavyweight title.

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20. Mike Tyson went on to knock out Bruno in the fifth round, and keep his status as world champ.

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21. Mike Tyson stepped back into the ring with British boxer Frank Bruno in an effort to retain his world heavyweight title.

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22. Mike Tyson won the title by a knockout in the second round.

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23. On November 22, 1986, Mike Tyson finally reached his goal: He was given his first title fight against Trevor Berbick for the World Boxing Council heavyweight championship.

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24. On March 6, 1985, Mike Tyson made his professional debut in Albany, New York, against Hector Mercedes.

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25. Mike Tyson has gone on to appear in several films, including a documentary and Broadway show on his life.

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26. Mike Tyson recounted his first experience of owning exotic animals as pets.

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27. In 2016, Mike Tyson starred in the documentary film Nine Legends where he discussed his time involved in WWE.

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28. Mike Tyson is the titular character in Mike Tyson Mysteries, which started airing on October 27, 2014 on Adult Swim.

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29. In 2015, Mike Tyson announced that he was supporting Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.

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30. Mike Tyson revealed that he is no longer vegan after four years.

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31. Mike Tyson said: "as I have travelled all over the country of Russia I have realised that the people are very sensitive and kind.

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32. Mike Tyson has taken over from Jean-Claude van Damme in fronting television commercials for the brand, and the first advert is due to air in January 2018 during the Australian Open.

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33. In May 2017, Mike Tyson published his second book, Iron Ambition, which details his time with trainer and surrogate father Cus D'Amato.

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34. In early March 2015, Mike Tyson appeared on the track "Iconic" on Madonna's album Rebel Heart.

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35. In September 2013, Mike Tyson was featured on a six-episode television series on Fox Sports 1 that documented his personal and private life entitled "Being Mike Tyson".

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36. In February 2013, Tyson took his one-man show Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth on a 36-city, three-month national tour.

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37. Mike Tyson has taken acting roles in movies and television, most famously playing a fictionalized version of himself in the 2009 film The Hangover.

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38. On September 24, 2007, Mike Tyson pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and driving under the influence.

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39. On December 29, 2006, Mike Tyson was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona, on suspicion of DUI and felony drug possession; he nearly crashed into a police SUV shortly after leaving a nightclub.

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40. Mike Tyson has held entertainment boxing shows at a casino in Las Vegas and started a tour of exhibition bouts to pay off his numerous debts.

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41. Mike Tyson has stayed in the limelight by promoting various websites and companies.

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42. Mike Tyson is ranked No 16 on Ring Magazines 2003 list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.

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43. Mike Tyson fought only once in 2001, beating Brian Nielsen in Copenhagen by TKO in the seventh round.

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44. On March 26, 1992, Mike Tyson was sentenced to six years in prison along with four years of probation.

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45. Mike Tyson failed to find a way past Douglas's quick jab that had a 12-inch reach advantage over his own.

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46. Mike Tyson insisted he hadn't altered the style that made him a world champion.

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47. Mike Tyson faced Larry Holmes on January 22, 1988, and defeated the legendary former champion by KO in the fourth round.

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48. Mike Tyson possessed notable defensive abilities, holding his hands high in the Peek-a-Boo style taught by his mentor Cus D'Amato to slip under and weave around his opponent's punches while timing his own.

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49. Mike Tyson knocked down Ferguson with an uppercut in the fifth round that broke Ferguson's nose.

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50. Mike Tyson had 15 bouts in his first year as a professional.

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51. Mike Tyson made his professional debut as an 18-year-old on March 6, 1985, in Albany, New York.

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52. Mike Tyson was ranked No 16 on The Rings list of 100 greatest punchers of all time, and No 1 in the ESPN.

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53. Mike Tyson retired from professional boxing in 2006, after being knocked out in consecutive matches against Danny Williams and Kevin McBride.

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54. In 2002, Mike Tyson fought for the world heavyweight title again at the age of 35, losing by knockout to Lennox Lewis.

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55. In 1990, Mike Tyson lost the titles to underdog Buster Douglas, who knocked him out in the tenth round.

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56. Mike Tyson successfully defended his titles nine times, which included victories over Larry Holmes and Frank Bruno.

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57. Mike Tyson is working with Werner Herzog on a future film.

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58. Mike Tyson was better head to head than Frazier, but he did not have a higher work rate.

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59. Mike Tyson wants to prove acting skills in William Shakespeare role.

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60. Mike Tyson has started a legalized cannabis business recently and one of the first high profile clients of his weed ranch in California was none other than Conor McGregor.

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61. Mike Tyson has started filming a sitcom about his new life as a marijuana farmer.

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62. Mike Tyson recently got choked up while discussing the night Tupac Shakur was shot in Las Vegas.

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63. Mike Tyson is currently in Dublin, Ireland and has been doing a meet-and-greet with members of the public.

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64. Mike Tyson is a long time UFC fan and good friend of UFC President Dana White, so it's not surprising.

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65. Conor McGregor and Mike Tyson smoked weed together and buried the hatchet.

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66. Conor McGregor said he and Mike Tyson resolved their differences after meeting at the boxer's Helix show last night.

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67. Mike Tyson shooting comedy series about life as a marijuana farmer.

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68. Mike Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF.

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69. Mike Tyson has found himself wearing different hats after boxing.

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70. Mike Tyson reveals he shared drug dealer with late actor Robin Williams.

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71. Mike Tyson is going to star in the scripted comedy, titled "Rolling With the Punches.

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72. Mike Tyson is in the midst of looking for a home for his new TV show, based on the former heavyweight champion's life as both a marijuana grower and marketer.

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73. Mike Tyson will star in the scripted comedy, called "Rolling With the Punches.

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74. Mike Tyson is shopping a new TV show, based on the boxer's life as a marijuana grower and marketer.

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75. Mike Tyson shops TV show about life as marijuana grower.

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76. Mike Tyson shops show about his life as a marijuana grower.

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77. Mike Tyson is working on a TV series based on his own life, not as a boxer, but as a marijuana grower on his real-life weed farm.

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78. In 2008, the documentary Mike Tyson premiered at the annual Cannes Film Festival in France.

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79. In February 2018, Mike Tyson attended the international mixed martial arts tournament in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk.

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80. In October 2017, Mike Tyson was announced as the new face of Australian car servicing franchise Ultra Tune.

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81. In January 2017, Mike Tyson launched his YouTube channel with Shots Studios, a comedy video and comedy music production company with young digital stars like Lele Pons and Rudy Mancuso.

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82. Mike Tyson says some lines at the beginning of the song.

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83. Mike Tyson talks about his personal and professional life on stage.

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84. On November 11, 2009, Mike Tyson was arrested after getting into a scuffle at Los Angeles International airport with a photographer.

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85. On June 11, 2005, Mike Tyson stunned the boxing world by quitting before the start of the seventh round in a close bout against journeyman Kevin McBride.

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86. On July 30, 2004, Mike Tyson had a match against British boxer Danny Williams in another comeback fight, and this time, staged in Louisville, Kentucky.

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87. Mike Tyson was respectful after the fight and praised Lewis on his victory.

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88. Mike Tyson once again had the opportunity to fight for a heavyweight championship in 2002.

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89. Mike Tyson knocked down Norris with a left hook thrown after the bell sounded to end the first round.

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90. In January 1999, Mike Tyson returned to the ring for a match against the South African Francois Botha.

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91. Mike Tyson was roundly condemned in the news media but was not without defenders.

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92. On November 9, 1996, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mike Tyson faced Holyfield in a title bout dubbed "Finally".

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93. Mike Tyson attempted to defend the WBA title against Evander Holyfield, who was in the fourth fight of his own comeback.

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94. Mike Tyson regained one belt by easily winning the WBC title against Frank Bruno in March 1996.

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95. In 1989, Mike Tyson had only two fights amid personal turmoil.

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96. Mike Tyson defended his title against James Smith on March 7, 1987, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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97. Mike Tyson won the title by TKO in the second round, and at the age of 20 years and 4 months became the youngest heavyweight champion in history.

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98. On November 22, 1986, Mike Tyson was given his first title fight against Trevor Berbick for the World Boxing Council heavyweight championship.

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99. As an amateur, Mike Tyson won gold medals at the 1981 and 1982 Junior Olympic Games, defeating Joe Cortez in 1981 and beating Kelton Brown in 1982.

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100. With his defeat of Bruno, Mike Tyson 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.

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101. Mike Tyson became the lineal champion in 1988 when he knocked out Michael Spinks in 91 seconds of the first round.

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