Mike Tyson is a legendary American heavyweight boxer who boxed for 20 years between 1985 and 2005. He was Nicknamed “Iron Mike”, “Kid Dynamite” and “The Baddest Man on the Planet”. Tyson is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990 (Mike Tyson Quotes).
Tyson won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. Claiming his first belt at 20 years, four months, and 22 days old, Tyson holds the record as the youngest boxer ever to win a heavyweight title.
Mike Tyson Quotes: Importance
He is best known for his ferocious and intimidating boxing style as well as his controversial behaviour inside and outside the ring. With a knockout-to-win percentage of 88%, he was ranked 16th on The Ring magazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time, and first on ESPN’s list of “The Hardest Hitters in Heavyweight History”. Sky Sports described him as “perhaps the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring”. He has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.
Here are some greatest Mike Tyson Quotes:
“In order to succeed greatly, you have to be prepared to fail greatly. If you can’t do both of them, you’ve got a problem.” – Mike Tyson (Mike Tyson Quotes)
“I’ll fight anybody my trainer puts me in with because I’m confident I can beat any fighter in the world. If anybody can see I’m almost a master at evading punches coming at me.” – Mike Tyson
“I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.” – Mike Tyson
“As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.” – Mike Tyson
“I had to persevere because this was my life. This championship, this was the stuff I dreamt of all my life, and I wasn’t gonna be denied.” – Mike Tyson
What does make them special?
“You need to learn independence. You have to be independent – it builds character.” – Mike Tyson (Mike Tyson Quotes).
“In order for me to achieve… I had to regard myself as greater than what I was. In other words, I had to fake it until I make it.” – Mike Tyson
. “It’s good to be successful and have financial status but if you’re only gonna live for the money, you’re only gonna reach a certain status and I’m in there for greatness and peace of mind.” – Mike Tyson | Mike Tyson on Instagram
“I can’t change myself. I’m Mike Tyson. I’m a regular kid from the ghetto striving to do something positive with myself. I happen to fight well.” – Mike Tyson
“Everyone that you fight is not your enemy and everyone who helps you is not your friend.” – Mike Tyson