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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][icon_timeline timeline_style=”jstime” timeline_line_style=”dotted” custom_width=”360″ tl_animation=”tl-animation-slide-up” timeline_layout=”timeline-custom-width”][icon_timeline_sep time_sep_title=”Timeline Of Mike Tyson” line_width=”1″ line_radius=”5″ time_sep_color=”#ffffff”][icon_timeline_item time_title=”June 30, 1966″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Mike-Tyson

Mike Gerard Tyson is born in Brooklyn, New York to Lorna Tyson and Jimmy Kirkpatrick.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”1978″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]Young-Mike-Tyson

Tyson, 12, is arrested in Brooklyn for purse-snatching and sent to Tryon School for Boys.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”1979″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson_cus

A boxing instructor at a New York State correction facility for boys brought Tyson to the attention of Cus D’Amato, who had guided Floyd Patterson to the heavyweight title.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”1984″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]cus

D’Amato becomes Tyson’s legal guardian.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”March 6, 1985″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-1985

In his professional debut, Tyson defeats Hector Mercedes in one round.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Nov. 4, 1985″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]cus-d-amato

D’Amato dies of pneumonia.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Nov. 22, 1986″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-champ

Tyson knocks out Trevor Berbick in the second round, winning the WBC heavyweight title to become the youngest heavyweight champion in history at age 20.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Feb. 9, 1988″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-givens

Tyson weds actress Robin Givens in New York.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”June 17, 1988″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-givens2

Robin Givens and her family publicly accuse Tyson of domestic violence.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_feat time_title=”June 27, 1988″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More” arrow_position=”top”]tyson-88

Tyson knocks out Michael Spinks in 91 seconds to become undisputed linear heavyweight champion.[/icon_timeline_feat][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Sept. 4, 1988″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tysonpigeon

Tyson is knocked unconscious after driving his BMW into a tree. Three days later, the New York Daily News reports the accident was a “suicide attempt” caused by a “chemical imbalance” that made him violent and irrational.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”June 28, 1997″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-97

Tyson is disqualified after the third round of his rematch with Holyfield after he bites Holyfield twice, once on each ear. Tyson claims he was retaliating for a head butt inflicted by Holyfield that opened up a gash above his right eye. Referee Mills Lane ruled the butt was accidental.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”Sept. 21, 2003″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-50-cent

Rap artist 50 Cent purchases Tyson’s 48,000-square-foot mansion in Farmington, Connecticut for $4.1 million.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”July 30, 2004″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-danny

Tyson is knocked out in the fourth round by Danny Williams in Louisville, Kentucky.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”October 2012″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]tyson-care

Tyson launched the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation. The mission of the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation is to “give kids a fighting chance” by providing innovative centers that provide for the comprehensive needs of kids from broken homes.[/icon_timeline_item][icon_timeline_item time_title=”November 2013″ icon_type=”noicon” img_width=”48″ icon_size=”32″ icon_color=”#de5034″ icon_style=”circle” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#dbdbdb” icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ time_read_text=”Read More”]mike_tyson_undisputed_truth

Tyson released his book Undisputed Truth, which also made it on the The New York Times Best Seller list.[/icon_timeline_item][/icon_timeline][/vc_column][/vc_row]