Michael Gerard Tyson, popularly known as Mike Tyson, is a world-renowned American former professional boxer born on 30th June 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, to parents Jimmy Kirkpatrick and Lorna Tyson. When Michael was two years old his father abandoned the family, leaving Lorna to care for Michael and his two siblings, Rodney and Denise.
Mike Tyson Net Worth
Mike Tyson is estimated to have a net worth of $10 million as of 2020. During his peak, Mike was one of the most popular and highest-paid athletes in the world. He was the youngest champion in history at age 20. Unfortunately, he squandered and/or was bilked out of a personal fortune that topped $300 million at his peak. Mike declared bankruptcy in 2003. According to the bankruptcy filing, he was $23 million in debt at that point.
Mike Tyson Height And Record
Mike Tyson became arguably the greatest boxer of all time without having a reach advantage in most matchups. Tyson has a reach of 71 inches.
Tyson took part in a total of 58 fights in his professional career. Fifty of those he won, 44 of them being by knockout. Among the fights he did not win, he officially lost six, while two fell into the category of no contest.
Mike Tyson Children
In his first marriage with Robin Givens, Tyson didn’t have a child, and the couple split up after a troubled year. Tyson then married Monica Turner and became a father to Amir and Rayna. Mike Tyson was also the father of Mikey Lorna. Afterwards, Tyson had Miguel Leon and Exodus along with his girlfriend, Sol Xochitl. Following Exodus’ unfortunate demise in 2009, Tyson married Lakiha Spicer and had two kids- Milan and Morocco
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. fight results
Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr squared off inside the Staples Center on Saturday night in an exhibition match between the two men in their 50s. And for the most part, neither man looked too far gone. Tyson and Jones fought to an unofficial draw declared by the WBC by its three celebrity judges. The 8 two-minutes rounds provided enough time for both men to get comfortable and find the range enough times to make the action exciting while also not providing any true risk of serious injury to either. In all, it turned out to be a great showcase event for both with a fun broadcast to boot.