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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.

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Tyson was known for his ferocious and intimidating boxing style as well as his controversial behavior inside and outside the ring. With a knockout-to-win percentage of 88%, he was ranked 16th on The Ring magazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time, and first on ESPN’s list of “The Hardest Hitters in Heavyweight History”





Mike Tyson

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Iron Mike

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71″ / 180cm

Boxing record

Scariest boxer ever

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

Rounds

216

75 % KOs
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