Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is renowned for being the heaviest puncher of his era. Not since the bludgeoning power of Earnie Shavers or George Foreman had we seen a knockout artist like ‘Iron Mike.’
The difference between Tyson and other KO punchers was his unique style, a masterful adaption of the peak-a-boo style, tailored and perfected by the don of all boxing trainers Cus D’Amato.
But with Tyson’s ferocious punching power and gruff demeanour came a troubled background. He’d fought his way up from the streets, and only found fame and success because D’Amato helped mould his aggression.
A number of very interesting stories have began to emerge from Tyson’s younger days, during his championship reign, but not from inside the ring.
We’ve got two incredible stories about Mike Tyson to bring you today. The first features two well known rappers, a rough nightclub in New York City, ‘Iron Mike’ and a gang of bouncers. You’re going to love this one…