Originally written on Sports by Colin  |  Last updated 11/12/14
Roughly 12 months after returning to the streets, “Iron” Mike Tyson battered Brit Frank Bruno in three rounds to regain the WBC heavyweight belt at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas 17 years ago today on March 16, 1996. Tyson (50-6-0-2, 44 KOs), who remains at 20 the youngest man to ever win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles, was convicted in an Indianapolis courthouse of raping Miss Black Rhode Island Desiree Washington in February 1992. As punishment, “Iron Mike,” a deserved June 2011 International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum inductee who was named “the hardest hitter … Continue reading →
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