An undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, Mike Tyson is a legend of boxing. Tenacious, talented and compelling to watch, Mike stunned the sporting world with his knockout punches and hard hitting attitude. Tyson was one of the most feared boxers in the ring, being the youngest to win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles simultaneously. Mike has been inducted into both the boxing hall of fame and the WWE hall of fame, proving his status as one of the most influential characters in boxing and surely one of the most desirable boxing speakers on the after dinner speaker circuit.
Tyson’s first ever televised bout came in February 1986, against Jesse Ferguson. Tyson knocked down Ferguson with an uppercut and broke his nose, it was only one more round later that the fight had to be stopped, with Tyson winning by TKO. Mike was given his first title fight in the same year against Trevor Berbick, in which Mike won by knockout in the second round, Tyson became the youngest heavyweight in history at 20 years and 4 months. Tyson’s power, hand speed, coordination and timing meant the vast majority of fighters were hugely intimidated by Tyson, only adding to his success as one of the sport’s greats. Mike reminisces about his time as boxing’s supremo as a boxing speaker, giving audience members an insight into one of the most brutal sports on earth.
Tyson joined the likes of Floyd Patterson, Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield and George Foreman as the only men in boxing history to regain a heavyweight title after having lost it. Mike is ranked by The Ring as being No.16 on the 100 greatest punchers list and is ranked first on the ESPN.com list of hardest hitters of heavyweight history.
Mike toured the US on 36-city three month national tour named Mike Tyson: An Undisputed Truth, in which Mike also released the tour in movie and published form. Mike talked as a boxing speaker about his personal and professional life, the highs and lows, and the parts of his life that many do not know about. The tour qualified Mike as one of the most desirable sports speakers, combining humour, charm and wit to create an engaging and compelling presentation of his life.
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