Michael Gerard Tyson better known as Mike Tyson is a famous American former professional boxer. In the boxing world, he was known as “Iron Mike”, “Kid Dynamite” and “The Baddest Man on the Planet”.
Mike Tyson was born on June 30, 1966 in New York’s Brownsville City. His biological father’s name was Purcell Tyson. But Jimmy Kirkpatrick played the duty of his real father. And his mother’s name is Lorna Mae Tyson.
Kirkpatrick took responsibility for the Tyson family when Mike was born. Mike Tyson had spent his life in the middle of crime since childhood. Because of this, it had an impact on his life. He had been arrested 38 times till the age of 13.
His mother died when Mike was 16 years old. Mike then resided with boxing manager and trainer Cus D’Amato. He gave Mike the purpose of life.
He did his primary schooling at Tryon School in Johnstown, New York. While there, he met Bobby Stewart, who made mike aware of his boxing ability. Stewart trained for several months to make Tyson an outstanding fighter.
After that Mike left high school in the middle. But later in 1989, he did Doctorate in Humane Letters from Central State University.
Mike participated in the Junior Olympic Games during 1981 and 1982 and won gold medals. But his professional career began in 1985 at the age of 18 in Albany, New York. He emerged as the world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990.
Mike then pursued boxing as his career. He won all his first 19 professional fights. Out of which 12 fights Mike was won in the first round.
After this, he won many fights in his career. And after a while, Mike Tyson emerged as a legend in the boxing world.
He holds the record for the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight to his name. And Mike is the first heavyweight boxer to hold WBA, WBC and IBF titles simultaneously.
Today Mike Tyson is also known as the best heavyweight boxers of all time.
Famous Mike Tyson Quotes :
“Everyone that you fight is not your enemy and everyone who helps you is not your friend.” – Mike Tyson
“A man who was friendly with everyone was an enemy to himself.” – Mike Tyson
“You stand your ground and you perform your art. That’s what the artist does. The artist is about perfection.” – Mike Tyson
“I’m in trouble because I’m normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don’t like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself.” – Mike Tyson
“Sometimes you can’t have fun accomplishing your goals. Sometimes people don’t have the determination, the will, the steadfastness, the tenacity, they give in under the slightest struggle.” – Mike Tyson
“Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used.” – Mike Tyson
“That equals being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke.” – Mike Tyson
“I feel like sometimes that I was not meant for this society.”
Mike Tyson Quotes About Social Media :
“Social media made you all way too comfortable with disrespecting people and not getting punched in the face for it.” – Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson Quotes Funny Quotes :
“I just look around and say, I’m a mess. I don’t know why I do things.” – Mike Tyson
“You can’t stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.” – Mike Tyson
“I’m a historian, and that freaks me out.” – Mike Tyson
“Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters.” – Mike Tyson
“I don’t try to intimidate anybody before a fight. That’s nonsense. I intimidate people by hitting them.” – Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson Quotes Discipline Quotes :
“The ability to apply discipline, the ability to do what needs to be done no matter how he feels inside, in my opinion, is the definition of a true professional.” – Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson Motivational Quotes :
“There’s nothing wrong with making mistakes, just don’t make the same ones. We don’t want to duplicate them.” – Mike Tyson
“As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.” – Mike Tyson
“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
“I’ll go back and take what the people owe me.” – 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
“Every win, regardless of a good or bad one, gives you more confidence.” – Mike Tyson
“Whatever you want, especially when you’re striving to be the best in the world at something, there’ll always be disappointments, and you can’t be emotionally tied to them because they’ll break your spirit.” – Mike Tyson
“In order for me to achieve… I had to regard myself as greater than what I was.” – Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson Inspirational Quotes :
“Man is not mean to be humble, he’s meant to be humbled.” – Mike Tyson
“It’s good to know how to read, but it’s dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you’re reading.” – Mike Tyson
“Greatness is not guarding yourself against the people; greatness is being accepted by the people.” – Mike Tyson
“If you don’t do it for passion and love, the emotional outcome will be disastrous.” – Mike Tyson
“Be a dreamer. Dream and reach for the stars, and if you miss a star then grab a handful of clouds.” – Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson Fear Quotes :
“There’s nothing to fear but fear itself. It’s an illusion of fear. Fear is an illusion. If you gonna die, you gonna die anyway; it’s not something to fear, fear is not gonna help.” – Mike Tyson
“Fear is your best friend or your worst enemy. It’s like fire. If you can control it, it can cook for you; it can heat your house. If you can’t control it, it will burn everything around you and destroy you.” – Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson Quotes About Life :
“We all have struggles in life but we have to continue to fight.” – Mike Tyson
“I’m just like you. I enjoy the forbidden fruits in life, too.” – Mike Tyson
“Anger is your biggest enemy in life.” – Mike Tyson
“When you have something in life that you want to accomplish great, you have to be willing to give up your happiness.” – Mike Tyson