Mike Tyson was giggling and having the time of his life on a hoverboard, but his joy quickly ended as his ass met the floor.
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25 years ago today, Buster Douglas shocked the world and knocked out Mike Tyson, becoming the heavyweight champion of the world. This profile appeared in Sports Illustrated three years later, after Douglas had lost his title to Evander Holyfield. It has been reprinted here with the author's permission.
Kindle Singles has a smart, provocative new interview with Iron Mike Tyson. It was conducted by the most-talented Brin-Jonathan Butler. For just a buck it's more than worth it.
In an interview on SiriusXM Opie's Radio on Wednesday, former boxing champion Mike Tyson revealed he had been sexually abused as a child by a man who pulled him off the street. Tyson said he was seven years old when the abuse happened.
Last year, Mike Tyson played the old-school boxing game named after him, purportedly for the first time. He beat Glass Joe in that effort. This time, he's facing a lot somebody tougher: himself.
Mike Tyson, a convicted rapist, was asked whether Rob Ford's candidacy for re-election as Toronto mayor might be affected by hanging out with a convicted rapist (Tyson). Mike Tyson then flipped out and cursed a lot on live TV.
Mike Tyson just couldn't let it go. "I beat him," he blurted out Saturday night at a Tribeca Film Festival panel, upon the mere mention of Buster Douglas, the underdog who knocked him out in Tokyo back in 1990. "They robbed me on the count. There's no doubt about it."
I fixed a lot of fights over the years. In two I didn't fix but should have, people paid heavily for my carelessness. Even though I set up Mitch "Blood" Green and Leon Spinks cushion-soft in their comeback fights, I managed to get one embarrassed and the other nearly killed. There had been opportunities for them,…
Mickey Duzyj is an artist and designer living in Brooklyn. The Detroit native's work has been featured in the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, ESPN, Esquire and Grantland.
Mike Tyson stopped by The Arsenio Hall Show this week. Tyson and Hall talked about partying, life in jail—Tyson had more experience than Hall for that one—and how one of Tyson's prosecutors came to see his one-man show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth. Having sex in jail also came up. "I was very fortunate," Tyson said.…
Fuck yo couch, according to Mike Tyson: His stories about hanging with Rick James basically confirm all those old Chappelle's Show skits. [Rolling Stone]
Before he became the main attraction at the freak show, and before he became a kitsch icon, Mike Tyson was the youngest heavyweight champion in history, and a fighter of seemingly limitless promise. There was no way to know it at the time, but when Pete Dexter wrote the story below, he was capturing the champion at…
On Tuesday, we got to watch Mike Tyson play Punch Out for (maybe) the first time ever, but here we have some far more interesting footage from Fox Sports 1's upcoming series about the former heavyweight boxer's life: Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield sitting around like a couple of old pals and fondly remembering the…
Mike Tyson's had a major presence on Fox Sports 1 in the nascent network's first few days, and last night he took part in a bit where he claimed to play his eponymous NES game for the first time—though he told TMZ last month that he "sucked" at the game. We're shocked at the idea a Fox network might have lied to its…
"I couldn't even beat Glass fucking Joe," Tyson told TMZ.