Who did Tyson fight in 1994?

Peter McNeeley
He fought for the New England heavyweight title on February 18, 1994, but lost via TKO in the eighth round to Stanley Wright. By the time he was announced as Mike Tyson’s comeback opponent, “Hurricane” Peter McNeeley had a record of 36-1 with 30 knockouts, 21 of those coming in the first round.

Who did Mike Tyson fight in the 90s?

Buster Douglas
In 1990, Tyson was knocked out by underdog Buster Douglas in one of the biggest upsets in history.

Who beat Tyson in 1996?

The bout was the first fight pitting the two boxers against each other and it would be followed up with a controversial rematch….Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield.

Date November 9, 1996
Venue MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US
Title(s) on the line WBA heavyweight title
Tale of the tape

Did Bruno beat Tyson in 1996?

The first time came in 1989 when the British heavyweight challenged for ‘Iron Mike’s’ belts, but was stopped in five rounds. The second came on March 16, 1996 when Tyson knocked him out in three to claim the belt Bruno had just won from Oliver McCall.

Who did Tyson fight in 1993?

Buster Douglas thus became the new undisputed heavyweight champion, engineering one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. The official scorecards through nine rounds were 87–86 for Tyson, 86–86, and 88–83 for Douglas.

Did Bruno put Tyson down?

Sensing a knockout, Tyson would continue to hammer Bruno, but Bruno was able to hold on and smother Tyson and survive the round.

Who won Bruno vs Tyson 2?

Mike Tyson
On this day: Mike Tyson regains WBC heavyweight title, smashes Frank Bruno in three rounds. When super-popular British giant Frank Bruno claimed a heavyweight title at the fourth time of asking by outpointing durable American puncher Oliver McCall, on Sept. 2, 1995, the U.K. went into full-on party mode.

Who did Tyson fight in 1997?

Evander Holyfield
Mike Tyson was involved in one of the most controversial moments in boxing history in 1997 when he bit the ear of Evander Holyfield during their second battle for the WBA world heavyweight championship.

Who was Mike Tyson’s first loss?

Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas, billed as Tyson is Back!, was a professional boxing match that occurred at the Tokyo Dome on February 11, 1990. The then-undefeated, undisputed heavyweight champion Tyson lost by knockout to the 42:1 underdog Douglas.