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Mike Tyson made his professional debut as an 18-year-old on March 6, 1985, in Albany, New York. He defeated Hector Mercedes via a first round knockout. He had 15 bouts in his first year as a professional. Fighting frequently, Tyson won 26 of his first 28 fights by KO or TKO; 16 of those came in the first round.

Mike Tyson champ

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Iron Mike

Reach

71″ / 180cm

Boxing record

Scariest boxer ever

  • Fights 58
  • Wins 50
  • KO 44
  • Loss 6

Rounds

216

75 % KOs

Boxing

Boxing evolved from 16th- and 18th-century prizefights, largely in Great Britain, to the forerunner of modern boxing in the mid-19th century, again initially in Great Britain and later in the United States.
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