How Mike Tyson rose to become world boxing champion
Wouldn’t it be nice to get a closer and in-depth look into the life of one of the greatest boxers ever? Exciting, right? Mike Tyson, as he is popularly called, is an American former professional boxer with a professional career that spanned between 1985 and 2005.
He is considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time as he is largely known for his ferocious and intimidating boxing style. Growing up, Tyson had to deal with some difficult moments. Losing his mum at the young age of 16 and living in neighbourhoods with a high crime rate, amongst others.
Tyson sure has an interesting profile. It gets even more interesting as the story about the legendary heavyweight boxer who rose to become the world’s undisputed champion is told in a documentary titled “Fists of Iron”.
The documentary follows the life of the man once described as the greatest pound-for-pound fighter ever, from his humble beginnings on New York’s boxing scene to the heights of boxing superstardom. Fans will get a closer look at Tyson’s early life and the struggles he faced to become the world’s greatest heavyweight boxer.
The documentary is currently streaming on Showmax and is available to Showmax Pro subscribers.