10. Tattoo timing
The tattoo on Mike Tyson’s face has become part of popular culture. It has become his own unique symbol, almost iconic and it is now recognised as his logo. In Hollywood, it is associated with his appearances in The Hangover franchise.
However, when Tyson first had the tattoo installed on the left side of his face, he was just a few short weeks away from a fight with Clifford Etienne. “I just thought it was a cool tattoo,” Tyson said years later.