By New York Natives Staff



Where is he from? Brownsville, Brooklyn

What’s he done? Tyson, known for his antics out of the ring, is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA, and IBF heavyweight titles. After retiring, he has appeared in films, such as The Hangover, and staged a one man show called Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth.

Why is he an icon? Tyson is considered one of the best heavyweights of all time and has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

Quote: “I don’t understand why people would want to get rid of pigeons. They don’t bother no one.”


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Featured photo courtesy of The Nanfang

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