Do You Know About Mike Tyson?

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Do You Know About Mike Tyson? - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which was the first professional fighter to beat Mike Tyson?

    • A.

      Razor Ruddock

    • B.

      Mitch Blood Green

    • C.

      Buster Douglas

    • D.

      Evander Holyfield

    Correct Answer
    C. Buster Douglas
    Explanation
    Buster Douglas was the first professional fighter to beat Mike Tyson. In their fight on February 11, 1990, Douglas, who was considered an underdog, shocked the boxing world by knocking out Tyson in the 10th round. This victory by Douglas is often regarded as one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.

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  • 2. 

    In what round did Mike Tyson knock out Michael Spinks in 1988?

    • A.

      First Round

    • B.

      Tenth Round

    • C.

      Third Round

    • D.

      Fifth Round

    Correct Answer
    A. First Round
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson knocked out Michael Spinks in the first round in 1988. This means that the fight did not go beyond the first round and Tyson was able to deliver a knockout punch to Spinks early on in the match.

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  • 3. 

    Which fighter was the first to finish a fight with Mike Tyson?

    • A.

      Hector Mercedes

    • B.

      Sammy Scaff

    • C.

      James Tillis

    • D.

      Mitch Green

    Correct Answer
    C. James Tillis
    Explanation
    James Tillis was the first fighter to finish a fight with Mike Tyson. This implies that Tillis was able to last the entire duration of the fight without being knocked out or stopped by Tyson.

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  • 4. 

    In what city did Mike Tyson lose his title to Buster Douglas?

    • A.

      Singapore

    • B.

      Tokyo

    • C.

      Atlantic City

    • D.

      Las Vegas

    Correct Answer
    B. Tokyo
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson lost his title to Buster Douglas in Tokyo.

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  • 5. 

    What round was Mike Tyson disqualified in for biting Holyfield's ear?

    • A.

      10th

    • B.

      7th

    • C.

      3rd

    • D.

      1st

    Correct Answer
    C. 3rd
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson was disqualified in the 3rd round for biting Holyfield's ear.

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  • 6. 

    What is Mike Tyson's middle name?

    • A.

      Cus

    • B.

      Bobby

    • C.

      Gerard

    • D.

      George

    Correct Answer
    C. Gerard
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson's middle name is Gerard.

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  • 7. 

    What was Mike Tyson's record at the end of his first pro-boxing year?

    • A.

      5 Wins 1 Loss

    • B.

      15 Wins 3 Losses

    • C.

      15 Wins 0 Losses

    • D.

      3 Wins 0 Losses

    Correct Answer
    C. 15 Wins 0 Losses
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson's record at the end of his first pro-boxing year was 15 Wins and 0 Losses. This means that he won all of his matches and did not suffer any defeats during that period.

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  • 8. 

    Who did Mike Tyson defeat to win his first WBC heavyweight title?

    • A.

      Trevor Berbick

    • B.

      James "Buster" Douglas

    • C.

      Michael Spinks

    • D.

      Larry Holmes

    Correct Answer
    A. Trevor Berbick
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson defeated Trevor Berbick to win his first WBC heavyweight title.

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  • 9. 

    Who did Mike Tyson defeat in 1987 to win the WBA title?

    • A.

      Evander Holyfield

    • B.

      James "Bonecrusher" Smith

    • C.

      Frank Bruno

    • D.

      Henry Tillman

    Correct Answer
    B. James "Bonecrusher" Smith
    Explanation
    In 1987, Mike Tyson defeated James "Bonecrusher" Smith to win the WBA title.

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  • 10. 

    What was Mike Tyson arrested for in 1979?

    • A.

      Bank Robbery

    • B.

      Stealing A Purse

    • C.

      Illegal Gambling

    • D.

      Mail Fraud

    Correct Answer
    B. Stealing A Purse
    Explanation
    In 1979, Mike Tyson was arrested for stealing a purse.

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  • 11. 

    In what round did James "Buster" Douglas knock out and defeat Mike Tyson?

    • A.

      12th Round

    • B.

      5th Round

    • C.

      1st Round

    • D.

      10th Round

    Correct Answer
    D. 10th Round
    Explanation
    James "Buster" Douglas knocked out and defeated Mike Tyson in the 10th round. This means that it took Douglas ten rounds to land a decisive blow on Tyson and secure the victory.

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  • 12. 

    The first Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight was sponsored by which beer?

    • A.

      Michelob Light

    • B.

      St. Ides Gold

    • C.

      Budweiser

    • D.

      Schlitz Malt Liquor

    Correct Answer
    B. St. Ides Gold
    Explanation
    The first Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight was sponsored by St. Ides Gold beer.

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  • 13. 

    Who was Mike Tyson's first professional opponent?

    • A.

      Hector Mercedes

    • B.

      Nate Tubbs

    • C.

      Lorenzo Canaday

    • D.

      Jesse Furguson

    Correct Answer
    A. Hector Mercedes
    Explanation
    Hector Mercedes was Mike Tyson's first professional opponent. This is evident from the given options, where Hector Mercedes is the only name mentioned as a possible opponent. Therefore, it can be concluded that Hector Mercedes was the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    Who bought boxer Mike Tyson's Connecticut estate?

    • A.

      Sean Combs

    • B.

      Josh Groban

    • C.

      50 Cent

    • D.

      Kelly Clarkson

    Correct Answer
    C. 50 Cent
    Explanation
    50 Cent bought boxer Mike Tyson's Connecticut estate.

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  • 15. 

    What actress was boxer Mike Tyson once married to?

    • A.

      Robin Givens

    • B.

      Halle Berry

    • C.

      Lisa Bonet

    • D.

      Marla Gibbs

    Correct Answer
    A. Robin Givens
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson was once married to actress Robin Givens.

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  • 16. 

    How long was the sentence Mike Tyson received for his rape conviction in 1992?

    • A.

      Twenty-Five Years

    • B.

      Six Years

    • C.

      Thirty Years

    • D.

      Ten Years

    Correct Answer
    B. Six Years
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson received a sentence of six years for his rape conviction in 1992.

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