Mike Tyson


Mike Tyson : biography

June 30, 1966 –

Alan Dershowitz filed an appeal on Tyson’s behalf alleging that the victim had a history of at least one false accusation of rape and that the judge had blocked testimony from witnesses who would have contradicted Washington. The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled against Tyson in a 2–1 vote.

On March 26, he was sentenced to six years in prison followed by four years on probation. He was assigned to the Indiana Youth Center (now the Plainfield Correctional Facility) in April 1992,"." Orlando Sentinel. April 16, 1992. Retrieved August 27, 2010. and he was released in March 1995 after serving three years.Berkow, Ira (1995), "BOXING; After Three Years in Prison, Tyson Gains His Freedom", The New York Times, Sports Desk, Late Edition – Final, Section 8, Page 1, Column 2, March 26, 1995. During his incarceration, Tyson converted to Islam.

Pay-per-view bouts

Date Fight Billing Buys Network
1991|Jun|28}} Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock II The Rematch 1,250,000 HBO
1995|Aug|19}} Mike Tyson vs. Peter Mcneeley He’s Back 1,550,000 HBO
1996|Mar|16}} Mike Tyson vs. Frank Bruno The Championship:Part I 1,370,000 HBO
1996|Sep|7}} Mike Tyson vs. Bruce Seldon The Championship:Part II last=Emen |first=Jake |url=http://sports.yahoo.com/mma/news?slug=ac-7170256 |title=Biggest boxing PPVs of all time – UFC |publisher=Sports.yahoo.com |date=2011-10-30 |accessdate=2011-11-03}} HBO
1996|Nov|9}} Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield I Finally 1,590,000 Showtime
1997|Jun|28}} Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield II The Sound and the Fury 1,990,000 Showtime
1999|Jan|16}} Mike Tyson vs. Francois Botha Tyson-Botha 750,000 Showtime
2000|Oct|20}} Mike Tyson vs. Andrew Golota Showdown in Motown 450,000 Showtime
2002|June|8}} Mike Tyson vs. Lennox Lewis Is On 1,800,000 HBO