Mike Tyson Bio | Wiki
Mike Tyson ( Full name: Michael Gerard Tyson) is an American podcaster and retired professional boxer. He currently serves as the host of a podcast called Hotboxin. During his boxing career from 1985 to 2005, he was nicknamed “Iron Mike” and “Kid Dynamite” in his early career, and was later nicknamed “The Baddest Man on the Planet.” Mike is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.
Mike Tyson Age
He was born on June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States of America. Mike is 55 years old.
Mike Tyson Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Mike stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx 1.8m).
Mike Tyson Family
He was born to his parents in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, New York City. Mike holds American nationality but belongs to the black ethnic group. He has an older brother called Rodney who was born in 1961 and an older sister called Denise. The latter died of a heart attack in February 1990 at the age of 24. Mike’s biological father is listed as “Purcell Tyson” on his birth certificate and he hailed from Jamaica. Purcell had known his father to be Jimmy Kirkpatrick from Grier Town, North Carolina.
Kirkpatrick married and had a son named Jimmie Lee. Jimmy Kirkpatrick left his family in 1959 and moved to Brooklyn, where he met Mike’s mother, Lorna Mae (Smith) Tyson. Kirkpatrick frequented pool halls, gambled, and hung out on the streets. He abandoned the Tyson family around the time Mike was born, leaving Mike’s mother to care for the children on her own. Kirkpatrick died in 1992 and Mike once said that “My father was just a regular street guy caught up in the street world.”
Mike Tyson Wife
He currently lives in Seven Hills, Nevada. Mike has had three marriages in his life. He married his first wife Robin Givens on February 7, 1988, and divorced her on February 14, 1989. During their marriage, Mike and Robin lived in a mansion in Bernardsville, New Jersey. On April 19, 1997, he married his second wife called Monica Turner, Michael Steele’s sister ( the former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland and former Republican National Committee). The two divorced on January 14, 2003. Mike married her third wife Lakiha “Kiki” Spicer on Saturday, June 6, 2009. The couple exchanged their wedding vow in a short, private ceremony held at the La Bella Wedding Chapel at the Las Vegas Hilton.
Mike Tyson Children | Kids
He is a father of seven Kids namely Mikey Lorna, Rayna, Amri, Miguel, Milan, Morocco, Exodus
Mike Tyson Daughter
His daughter Exodus was found unconscious and tangled in a cor on May 25, 2009, by her seven-year-old brother Miguel. The four-year-old baby girl was dangling from an exercise treadmill. Her mother Sol Xochitl untangled her, administered CPR, and called for medical attention. By then, Mike was in Las Vegas but he traveled back to Phoenix to be with her daughter. Exodus died of her injuries on May 26, 2009.
Mike Tyson Mysteries
The American adult animated television series titled Mike Tyson Mysteries was the first to be produced by Warner Bros. Animation for Adult Swim. The series premiered on October 27, 2014, on Adult Swim. It features Mike solving mysteries. He is the titular character in the series. Mike voices a fictionalized version of himself, solving mysteries in the style of Scooby-Doo.
Mike Tyson Boxing
He became the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles. He is also the only heavyweight who unified those titled in succession. One year after winning those titles, Mike became the lineal champion after knocking out Michael Spinks in 91 seconds of the first round. Mike was knocked out in 1990 by underdog Buster Douglas and this became one of the biggest upsets in history. Tyson was convicted of rape in 1992 and sentenced to six years in prison. However, he was released on parole in 1995.
After his release, Mike engaged in a series of comeback fights and he regained the WBA and WBC titles in 1996. His victory gave him a chance to join Evander Holyfield, Tim Witherspoon, Muhammad Ali, Floyd Patterson, and George Foreman. Those are the only men in boxing history who regained a heavyweight championship after losing it. In the same year, Mike was stripped of the WBC title.
Mike Tyson Ear
He also lost the WBA title to Evander Holyfield by an eleventh-round stoppage. Their 1997 rematch ended after Mike was disqualified for biting Holyfield’s ears. One bite was notoriously strong enough to remove a portion of his right ear. Mike fought for the world heavyweight title in 2002 but lost by knockout to Lennox Lewis. Mike became famous for his ferocious and intimidating boxing style. Also, his controversial behavior inside and outside the ring gave him such fame.
Mike Tyson Punch Out
He was ranked 16th on The Ring magazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time with a knockout-to-win percentage of 88%. He was also the first on ESPN’s list of “The Hardest Hitters in Heavyweight History”. According to Sky Sports description, Mike is “perhaps the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring”. As a Boxer, Mike has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame as well as the World Boxing Hall of Fame.
Mike Tyson Jamie Foxx | Documentary
It was announced in March 2021 that Jamie Foxx will star in the official scripted series, “Tyson” and serve as its executive producer. The limited series would be directed by Antoine Fuqua and executive produced by Martin Scorsese. On May 25, 2021, a two-part documentary series titled Mike Tyson: The Knockout premiered on ABC.
Mike Tyson Knockouts
From 1987 to 1990, he reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion. Mike won his first 19 professional fights by knockout of which 12 of them were won in the first round. Mike claimed his first belt at the age of 20 years, four months, and 22 days. Currently, he holds the record as the youngest boxer ever to win a heavyweight title.
Mike Tyson Fights
During his entire boxing career, Mike had a total of 58 fights. Out of which he won 50 of them, lost 6 fights and 2 fights were NO CONTESTS. Of the 50 wins, 44 of them were by KO. won 26 of his first 28 fights by KO or TKO. Mike had 15 bouts in his first year as a professional.
Mike Tyson Tattoo
He has Tribal’ Tattoo on the left side of his face, Chinese Leader Mao’ Tattoo on his right arm, Che Guevara Portrait’ Tattoo on the left side of his ribcage, ‘Monica Turner Portrait’ Tattoo on the left side of his forearm, ‘Dre Drocher’ Tattoo on his right forearm, and ‘DAYS OF GRACE-Arthur Ashe’ Tattoo on his right shoulder.
Mike Tyson Weight
Currently, Mike weighs 220 lbs ( Approx 99.7903kgs).
Mike Tyson Quotes
– I love to hit people. I love to.
– Everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth
– As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.
– I just want to conquer people and their souls.
– I try to catch them right on the tip of his nose, because I try to punch the bone into the brain.
Mike Tyson Movies
– Black and White (1999)
– Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
– Rocky Balboa (2006),
– Scary Movie 4 (2006)
– The Hangover (2009)
– Scary Movie 5 (2013
– Grudge Match (2013)
– Sun doors: Algeria forever (2014)
– Ip Man 3 (2015)
– China Salesman (2017)
– Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018)
– Girls 2 (2018)
– Hamlet Pharon (2019)
– Liger (2022)
Mike Tyson Net Worth
He is a former American professional boxing champion. As of 2022, Mike’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
Who Is Mike Tyson
Mike is an American podcaster and retired professional boxer. He currently serves as the host of a podcast called Hotboxin.
How Old Is Mike Tyson
Mike is 55 years old. He was born on June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States of America.
Is Mike Tyson Married
Mike has had three marriages in his life. He married his first wife Robin Givens on February 7, 1988, and divorced her on February 14, 1989. On April 19, 1997, he married his second wife called Monica Turner. The two divorced on January 14, 2003. Mike married her third wife Lakiha “Kiki” Spicer on Saturday, June 6, 2009.