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Tyson, Mike

Line breaks: Mike Tyson
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪs(ə)n
 
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Definition of Tyson, Mike in English:

(B.1966), American boxer; full name Michael Gerald Tyson. He became undisputed world heavyweight champion in 1987, winning the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles. He was imprisoned in 1992 for rape; after his release in 1995 he reclaimed the WBC and WBA titles in the following year.

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