Mike Tyson Record & Stats

Mike Tyson Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 20 years and 3 months, Mike Tyson fought 58 times with 50 wins, 6 losses, and 2 no-contests. By his last professional fight on June 11, 2005, Tyson's boxing record stood at 50-6 (44 KO wins, 5 KO losses).

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Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
“Iron Mike”
Born
Jun 30, 1966
Age
56
Debut
Mar 6, 1985
Record
50-6
Rounds
216
KOs
44 (78.6%)
Height
178 cm
Reach
180 cm
Ape Index
2 cm
Stance
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Mike Tyson's record and stats
Mike Tyson's Record

      Mike Tyson (Iron Mike) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on June 30, 1966. Tyson made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18 on March 6, 1985. He is a former heavyweight world champion. He is 56 years old, and will be turning 57 in 4 months and 26 days. Tyson is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights58
      Wins50
      Losses6
      Draws0
      No-Contests2
      KO Wins44
      Total Title Wins6
      Title Defenses9
      Title-Fight KO Wins10
      Losses via KO5
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      58Jun 11, 200538 Kevin McBrideLossRTD6
      57Jul 30, 200438 Danny WilliamsLossKO4
      56Feb 22, 200336 Clifford EtienneWinKO1
      55Jun 8, 200235 Lennox Lewis LossKO8
      54Oct 13, 200135 Brian NielsenWinRTD6
      53Oct 20, 200034 Andrew GolotaNCRTD3
      52Jun 24, 200033 Lou SavareseWinTKO1
      51Jan 29, 200033 Julius FrancisWinTKO2
      50Oct 23, 199933 Orlin NorrisNCNC
      49Jan 16, 199932 Francois BothaWinKO5
      48Jun 28, 199730 Evander Holyfield LossDQ
      47Nov 9, 199630 Evander Holyfield LossTKO11
      46Sep 7, 199630 Bruce Seldon WinTKO1
      45Mar 16, 199629 Frank Bruno WinTKO3
      44Dec 16, 199529 Buster Mathis Jr.WinKO3
      43Aug 19, 199529 Peter McNeeleyWinDQ
      42Jun 28, 199124 Donovan RuddockWinUD
      41Mar 18, 199124 Donovan RuddockWinTKO7
      40Dec 8, 199024 Alex StewartWinTKO1
      39Jun 16, 199023Henry TillmanWinKO1
      38Feb 11, 199023 Buster Douglas LossKO10
      37Jul 21, 198923 Carl Williams WinTKO1
      36Feb 25, 198922 Frank Bruno WinTKO5
      35Jun 27, 198821 Michael Spinks WinKO1
      34Mar 21, 198821 Tony Tubbs WinTKO2
      33Jan 22, 198821 Larry Holmes WinTKO4
      32Oct 16, 198721 Tyrell Biggs WinTKO7
      31Aug 1, 198721 Tony Tucker WinUD
      30May 30, 198720 Pinklon Thomas WinTKO6
      29Mar 7, 198720 James Smith WinUD
      28Nov 22, 198620 Trevor Berbick WinTKO2
      27Sep 6, 198620 Alfonso RatliffWinTKO2
      26Aug 17, 198620 José RibaltaWinTKO10
      25Jul 26, 198620 Marvis FrazierWinKO1
      24Jul 11, 198620Lorenzo BoydWinKO2
      23Jun 28, 198619William HoseaWinKO1
      22Jun 13, 198619Reggie GrossWinTKO1
      21May 20, 198619 Mitch GreenWinUD
      20May 3, 198619 James TillisWinUD
      19Mar 10, 198619Steve ZouskiWinKO3
      18Feb 16, 198619Jesse FergusonWinTKO6
      17Jan 24, 198619Mike JamesonWinTKO5
      16Jan 11, 198619David JacoWinTKO1
      15Dec 27, 198519Mark YoungWinTKO1
      14Dec 6, 198519Sammy ScaffWinTKO1
      13Nov 22, 198519Conroy NelsonWinTKO2
      12Nov 13, 198519Eddie RichardsonWinKO1
      11Nov 1, 198519Sterling BenjaminWinTKO1
      10Oct 25, 198519Robert ColayWinKO1
      9Oct 9, 198519Donnie LongWinTKO1
      8Sep 5, 198519Michael JohnsonWinKO1
      7Aug 15, 198519Lorenzo CanadyWinKO1
      6Jul 19, 198519Larry SimsWinKO3
      5Jul 11, 198519John AldersonWinTKO2
      4Jun 20, 198518Ricardo SpainWinTKO1
      3May 23, 198518Don HalpinWinKO4
      2Apr 10, 198518Trent SingletonWinTKO1
      1Mar 6, 198518Hector MercedesWinTKO1

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      Statistics

      Mike Tyson is 178 cm tall (5' 10.08") with a reach of 180 cm (5' 10.87"). He is a switch-hitter, he can fight out of both the orthodox and the southpaw stances, and presents an ape-index of 2 cm (0.79"). Tyson has a 78.6% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Mike Tyson's professional boxing career spanned more than 20 years — from 1985 to 2005.

      Tyson made his debut against Hector Mercedes at the age of 18 on March 6, 1985, defeating Mercedes via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 36 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 32 wins via stoppage.

      Tyson had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on November 22, 1986 after 27 professional fights, against Trevor Berbick for the heavyweight WBC title. He defeated Berbick via 2nd round TKO to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      He was a undisputed heavyweight world champion, and has won six world titles at heavyweight. For all the details about Tyson's world title wins and defenses refer to "Mike Tyson World Titles".

      Some of Tyson's best fights and notable victories include wins over Michael Spinks, Bruce Seldon, Larry Holmes, Trevor Berbick, Carl Williams, Tony Tucker, and Clifford Etienne.

      Mike Tyson had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career — four of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Buster Douglas via 10th round KO on February 11, 1990, which ended his 37-fight win streak. He has been stopped five times and lost once via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Mike Tyson's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Irish boxer Kevin McBride on June 11, 2005. Tyson lost the fight via 6th round RTD. It's been 17 years, 7 months, and 24 days since this fight.

      Tyson retired from professional boxing with a record of 50-6, which included 44 knockout wins and 5 losses via knockout, and 6 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2011.

      Career Highlights

      Mike Tyson fought a total of 58 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some great performances. These 10 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Trevor Berbick

        A 20-year old Mike Tyson (27-0, 25 KO) had his first world title fight against Trevor Berbick for Berbick's WBC heavyweight belt. Berbick was 32 years old with a record of 31-4-1. Berbick was on a nine-fight win streak with 23 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Berbick via 2nd round TKO to win the WBC heavyweight title.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Pinklon Thomas

        A 20-year old Mike Tyson (29-0, 26 KO) faced Pinklon Thomas, who was 29 years old with a record of 29-1-1 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Thomas was on a three-fight win streak with 24 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 13 cms and also had a 16 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Thomas via 6th round TKO to retain the WBA and WBC heavyweight titles.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Tony Tucker

        A 21-year old Mike Tyson (30-0, 27 KO) faced an undefeated Tony Tucker, who was 28 years old with a record of 34-0 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Tucker was on a 34-fight win streak with 29 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 18 cms and also had a 28 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Tucker via 12 round unanimous decision to win the IBF heavyweight title and retain the WBA and WBC heavyweight titles. He handed Tucker the first loss of his career, and put an end to Tucker's 34-fight win streak.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Larry Holmes

        A 21-year old Mike Tyson (32-0, 28 KO) faced Larry Holmes, who was 38 years old with a record of 48-2 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Holmes was on a two-fight losing streak, and was the taller of the two by 13 cms and also had a 26 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Holmes via 4th round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Tony Tubbs

        A 21-year old Mike Tyson (33-0, 29 KO) faced Tony Tubbs, who was 30 years old with a record of 24-1 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Tubbs was on a three-fight win streak with 15 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 13 cms and also had a 21 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Tubbs via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks

        A 21-year old Mike Tyson (34-0, 30 KO) faced an undefeated Michael Spinks, who was 31 years old with a record of 31-0 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Spinks was on a 31-fight win streak with 21 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 13 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Spinks via 1st round KO to win the Ring Magazine heavyweight title and retain the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles. He handed Spinks the first loss of his career, and put an end to Spinks' 31-fight win streak.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Carl Williams

        A 23-year old Mike Tyson (36-0, 32 KO) faced Carl Williams, who was 29 years old with a record of 22-2 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Williams was on a five-fight win streak with 17 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 15 cms and also had a 36 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Williams via 1st round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, IBF, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Bruce Seldon

        A 30-year old Mike Tyson (44-1, 38 KO) faced Bruce Seldon, who was 29 years old with a record of 33-3. Seldon was on a nine-fight win streak with 29 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 9 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Seldon via 1st round TKO to win the WBA heavyweight title.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Lou Savarese

        A 33-year old Mike Tyson (47-3, 41 KO) faced Lou Savarese, who was 34 years old with a record of 39-3. Savarese was on a one-fight losing streak, and was the taller of the two by 17 cms and also had a 23 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Savarese via 1st round TKO.

      • Mike Tyson vs. Clifford Etienne

        A 36-year old Mike Tyson (49-4, 43 KO) faced Clifford Etienne, who was 32 years old with a record of 24-1-1. Etienne was coming off a draw against Francois Botha in his last fight, and was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Tyson.

        Tyson defeated Etienne via 1st round KO.

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