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Retired professional boxer Michael Gerard Mike Tyson was born on June 30, 1966. Mike Tyson was a former heavyweight champion of the world. He holds the record for being the youngest boxer to win WBC, WBA, INF heavyweight titles at the age of 20. Also Read - On a High: Mike Tyson Spends Around Rs 28 Lakh on Weed Every Month!
Tyson lost his WBA crown to Evander Holyfield in 1996 leading to a rematch in 1997 where Tyson was disqualified for biting off Evander Holyfield’s ear. His violent action resulted in tearing off a one-inch piece of cartilage from the top of Evander’s ear, which Tyson spitted out on the ring floor. Tyson’s boxing license was revoked by a unanimous vote by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and he was ordered to pay the costs of the hearing in addition to a $3 million fine. But since he apologized over a year later, he got back his license. Also Read - Vijender Singh’s US Debut Set For April 12, Starts Training Under Hall of Famer Freddie Roach
A lot more controversies and upsetting experiences followed after he rose to stardom. On his birthday we share with you one of the most controversial matters he was ever subjected to.
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