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Missing the Tyson days

Published: June 23, 2008

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Former trainer Baranski remembers better times By Tim Wilkin Source: timesunion A lot of people thought of Baranski as Tyson’s cut man (not that he needed one back then). Baranski bristles at that. He says he was an assistant trainer. “Those were the good old days,” Baranski said. “From August 1986 to August 1987, we […]


Years ago exactly on this day.

Published: November 22, 2006

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November 22nd 1986. Mike Tyson – the most brutal and destructive heavyweight of any era, became the youngest man ever at the age of 20 to become the heavyweight champion of the world. Mike Tyson Vs Trevor Berbick Click to view Video(including full post-fight interview)


Remembering Cus D'Amato!

Published: November 3, 2006

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On November 4th, it will have been 21 years since the death of Cus D’Amato – a man who helped alter the future of the sport and who developed some of the greatest fighters in history. To remember this legendary trainer we would like to point out to the Tyson Quotes section to read some […]


Years ago exactly on this day…

Published: September 6, 2006

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5 September. Today exactly 21 years ago the 19 year old Mike Tyson fought his eighth pro-fight against Michael Johnson. The fight was won in the familiar Tyson style: the headmoving defense first, the bobbing and weaving and the fast combination punches with bad intentions all resulting in a first round knockout. And what kind […]


Years ago exactly on this day…

Published: April 10, 2006

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April 10, 1985. Today exactly 21 years ago Mike Tyson fought his second professional fight at the age of just 18. While the fight against Trent Singleton in the ring looked very easy, the psychological fight was all but that. People who have stepped in the ring aswell know this by experience: the crushing emotional […]


Years ago exactly on this day…

Published: November 22, 2005

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22 November. Today exactly 19 years ago Mike Tyson became the youngest Heavyweight Champion of the world by a brutal win over Trevor Berbick. With before unseen power and viciousness in a title-fight young Mike Tyson won his first and personally one of his most important title. By winning the WBC belt he payed homage […]


Remembering Cus D'Amato!

Published: November 1, 2005

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Source: fightnews By Lisa Scott On November 4th, it will have been 20 years since the death of legendary trainer Cus D’Amato – a man who helped alter the future of the sport and who developed some of the greatest fighters in history. Often referred to as the Vince Lombardi of boxing, D’Amato achieved accolades […]


Years ago exactly on this day…

Published: June 26, 2005

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27 June. Today exactly 17 years ago it was ‘Once and for All’ for 91 seconds. It was once that the two undefeated champions, Mike Tyson and Micheal Spinks, would meet each other to for all decide who was the true champion of that era. After 17 years we all know the 91 second outcome […]


March 1991-Mike Tyson vs. Razor Ruddock.

Published: March 13, 2005

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By Lee Bellfield This was to be Mike Tysons third comeback fight after his defeat to Buster Douglas in February the previous year. Since then, Tyson had scored one round wins over Henry Tillman and Alex Stewart. Meanwhile Ruddock was viewed by many as the most dangerous heavyweight in the world after a four-round destruction […]


Years ago exactly on this day

Published: March 3, 2005

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6 March. Today exactly 20 years ago Mike Tyson turned pro at the age of 18. After a successfull amateur-carreer Mike Tyson now stepped into the ring as a professional. It was a new game for the 18-year old. He would be up against stronger more mature competition. It was on this day the notorious […]


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