Mike Tyson Career Retrospective
Mike Tyson vs. Jose Ribalta
Mike Tyson had plenty to smile about during a postfight news conference after defeating Jose Ribalta at Trump Plaza Hotel on Aug. 17, 1986, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mike Tyson won by 10-round TKO.
Mike Tyson vs. Sammy Scaff
Mike Tyson walks into the ring before finishing Sammy Scaff by TKO in the first round Dec. 6, 1985, at the Felt Forum in New York.
A Tyson strike
Mike Tyson, right, throws a punch at New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden as Darryl Strawberry referees the event at Shea Stadium.
Mike Tyson and Camille Ewald
Mike Tyson poses for a photo with his adoptive mother, Camille Ewald. Ewald died in 2001 at the age of 96.
The King ... and Mike
Mike Tyson celebrates with Don King after defeating Trevor Berbick in Las Vegas. Mike Tyson won the WBC heavyweight title by second-round TKO.
"The K.O. Kid"
"The K.O. Kid," an episode of "Punky Brewster," aired on Feb. 27, 1987.
Breaking the "Bonecrusher"
Blood streaming down his face from a cut over his left eye, James "Bonecrusher" Smith is knocked back by a right from Mike Tyson in the eighth round of their heavyweight unification title bout. Tyson won by unanimous decision.
Mike Tyson gets ready for the fight against Tyrell Biggs at the Convention Hall on Oct. 16,1987 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Mike Tyson lands the knockout punch to the jaw of challenger Larry Holmes during the fourth round of their heavyweight championship bout in 1988 at the Convention Center in Atlantic City.
Tyson gets married
Actress Robin Givens places a wedding band on the hand of boxer Mike Tyson as they tie the knot at the Municipal Building in Manhattan in 1988.
Mike Tyson takes his predawn road work to the Boardwalk of Atlantic City before defending his heavyweight title against Michael Spinks.
Mike Tyson poses with his white tiger during an interview at his home.
Music and boxing
Singer Bobby Brown and boxer Mike Tyson attend the third-annual Soul Train Music Awards rehearsals on April 11, 1989 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
The money man
Mike Tyson shows some cash under the watchful eye of promoter Don King at Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City in 1989.
Down goes Tyson!
Challenger James "Buster" Douglas, a big underdog, knocked out Mike Tyson in their heavyweight title fight in Tokyo in 1990.
Mike Tyson, Don King and Muhammad Ali clasp hands while wearing tuxedos in the boxing ring at the Las Vegas Hilton.
Mike Tyson looks at the ink on his hands after being fingerprinted during booking at the City-County Building in Indianapolis on March 26, 1992, after receiving a sentence of six years in prison from Judge Patricia Gifford for rape and deviant conduct.
Mike Tyson prays following his victory over British heavyweight titlist Frank Bruno with a third-round technical knockout in 1996.
Baddest man in boxing
Mike Tyson wears the WBC title belt after defeating Frank Bruno in the WBC championship bout at the MGM Grand in 1996.
Evander Holyfield's Ear
A close-up of the injury to the right ear of Evander Holyfield after Mike Tyson bit off a piece of it in the third round of their heavyweight title fight on June 28, 1997, at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
Tyson's ring rampage
Police officers try to restrain American boxer Mike Tyson as he goes on a rampage after his fight against Evander Holyfield was stopped.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson flaunts his "D-Generation X" T-shirt to the crowd as he enters the ring as the enforcer in a World Wrestling Federation Championship match between the champion, Shawn Michaels, and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin.
Tyson gets tagged
Lennox Lewis hits Mike Tyson with a right hook in the eight round during their heavyweight-championship bout on June 8, 2002, at The Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson sinks to the canvas after being pushed by Kevin McBride of Ireland in the sixth round in 2005. This was Tyson's last professional boxing match.
Mike Tyson with wife Lakiha Spicer and daughter Milan pose for a portrait session on Nov. 7, 200,9 in Maldon, England.
Mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey and former boxer Mike Tyson share a light moment after her workout at Glendale Fighting Club on July 15, 2015, in Glendale, California.
Back to Las Vegas
Former boxer Mike Tyson performs during his one-man show, "Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH - Live on Stage," at Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on March 3, 2016, in Las Vegas.