Mike Tyson

Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson (/ˈtaɪsən/; born June 30, 1966) is an American former professional boxer. He held the undisputed world heavyweight championship and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles at 20 years, 4 months, and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional bouts by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after defeating Trevor Berbick by a TKO in the second round. In 1987, Tyson added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker. This made him the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them. In 1988, Tyson became the lineal champion when he knocked out Michael Spinks in 91 seconds. Tyson successfully defended the world heavyweight championship nine times, including victories over Larry H... More


Mike Tyson Quotes

Mike Tyson #Best #Love

I just want to do what I do best, and that's fight. I love it.
Mike Tyson #History

I'm the biggest fighter in the history of the sport. If you don't believe it, check the cash register.
Mike Tyson #Cool

I'm a Muslim, but I think Jesus would have a drink with me. He would be cool. He would talk to me.
Mike Tyson #Dreams

I'm a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
Mike Tyson #Freedom

Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn't have a cent.
Mike Tyson #God #Learning

God lets everything happen for a reason. It's all a learning process, and you have to go from one level to another.
Mike Tyson #Good

I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day.
Mike Tyson #Good

It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
Mike Tyson #Good

Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much. I never met him.
Mike Tyson #Love

I'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself.
Mike Tyson #Love

If Jesus was here, do you think Jesus would show me any love? Do you think Jesus would love me?
Mike Tyson #Love

I love to hit people. I love to.
Mike Tyson #Men

When Jesus comes back, these crazy, greedy, capitalistic men are gonna kill him again.
Mike Tyson #Money

I can inspire people on how to use money, how to get economically powerful.
Mike Tyson #Money #Time

I did my time for the rape. I paid my money to Las Vegas. I paid my dues.
Mike Tyson #Money

I know why they don't like me because they want the money I have.
Mike Tyson #Respect

That's what people respect, the fact that I wasn't a chump that laid on his back and gave up.
Mike Tyson #Society

I feel like sometimes that I was not meant for this society.
Mike Tyson #Society

I feel bad about my outlook, how I feel about people and society, and that I'll never be part of society the way I should.
Mike Tyson #Sports

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
Mike Tyson #Time

Another thing that freaks me out is time. Time is like a book. You have a beginning, a middle and an end. It's just a cycle.
Mike Tyson #Future

I know I'm going to blow one day. My life is doomed the way it is. I have no future.
Mike Tyson #Home

You come home, and you party. But after that, you get a hangover. Everything about that is negative.
Mike Tyson #Money

Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used.
Mike Tyson #Time

Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.