Birthday Special: When Tyson was convicted for rape and sentenced to six years in prison
Newstracklive|June 30, 2020

Who does not know Mike Tyson, one of the most successful and most dangerous boxers in the world today. Today he is celebrating his 54th birthday on 30th June. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Mike Tyson was born on June 30, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York (United States). Tyson fought a total of 58 fights in his professional boxing career, of which he won 50 and lost 6. 44 of these were fight knockout wins. In 1989, Tyson was awarded an honorary degree by Central State University (Ohaiyo). It is said that when Tyson was born, his father left home. Since then his mother used to take care of him, but she was also always worried about him because Tyson was very little at home. His entire day was spent fighting on the streets. He was very naughty since childhood, some media reports claim that Tyson had been arrested many times by the age of 13.

Jailed for rape: When Tyson turned 16, his mother died. A few days later, he met a former boxer, Bobby Stewart, and understood his talent and allowed him to train. When Tyson's boxing became popular everywhere, some other veteran coaches also joined him. In 1985, at the age of 18, Tyson got his first professional boxing match. In his first match, he beat the brilliant boxer Hector Mercedes in the first round. Similarly, Tyson's career continued to progress rapidly, but from time to time he was surrounded by controversies. In 1991, Tyson was arrested for raping an 18-year-old girl. He was sentenced to six years in prison but was finally released in 1995.

Popularity did not decrease even after coming out of jail: After coming out of jail, Tyson's fan following had increased rather than decreased. After making a comeback in the boxing ring, he earned a lot. Once he earned $ 96 million from just one fight. Let us tell you that in 1996 Evander Hawleyfield created a stir in the world by defeating Tyson in the fight of the World Heavyweight title. Tyson was very angry after this defeat. The next year the two had a fight again, in which Tyson cut off one of Hollyfield's earlobes with his teeth. The referee of the incident immediately disqualified Tyson. After this, his boxing license was also canceled for some time. In 1998, Tyson again went to jail for beating two motorcycle drivers, while attempting to break the hand of his rival boxer in a fight. Similarly, he was in a lot of controversies in his personal life.

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