History | Oct 16 2017

On This Day: Mike Tyson demolished Tyrell Biggs in one-sided mauling

Mike Tyson was at his cruel best against Tyrell Biggs, writes Matt Bevan
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1. MIKE TYSON stopped Tyrell Biggs in the seventh round to retain his undisputed heavyweight championship at the Convention Hall in Atlantic City on October 16, 1987. Tyson entered the fight with a record of 31-0, 27 inside the distance, and was still only 21, but already there were some issues beginning to take over his performances in the ring.

2. HIS relationship with Robin Givens was under constant scrutiny and in the public eye and there were also rumours that he wasn’t getting along with his trainer Kevin Rooney.

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