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Who won Mike Tyson vs James Smith?

Who won Mike Tyson vs James Smith?

Instead, the 20-year-old Tyson added the World Boxing Assn. heavyweight championship to the World Boxing Council title he already owned with a lopsided, sloppy, forgettable, unanimous decision over Smith, who, had the fight lasted another 10 seconds, might have pulled off the upset of the ’80s.

Who did mike Tyson fight in 1987?

22, 1986 — 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. March 3, 1987 — Tyson defeats James “Bonecrusher” Smith at Las Vegas to win the WBA heavyweight title.

Did Bonecrusher Smith knock down Mike Tyson?

— Don King promoted the heavyweight title unification bout as “the nuclear explosion in the desert.” But there was no detonation Saturday night as Mike Tyson scored a unanimous decision over James “Bonecrusher” Smith in a lackluster 12-round bout at the Las Vegas Hilton.

Did Tyson ever go 12 rounds?

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A fight that was supposed to be measured in seconds, seemingly dragged on for hours Saturday night before Mike Tyson scored a unanimous 12-round decision over James “Bonecrusher” Smith.

Is Smith a good boxer?

As of April 2021, he is ranked as the world’s fourth best active super-middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, second by BoxRec and third by The Ring. He is the youngest of the Smith brothers—Paul, Stephen, and Liam—all of whom are professional boxers.

Did Tyson knockout Tony Tucker?

Tucker came out strong in round 1, hitting Tyson on the side of the head with a short left hook. In the end, though, Tyson was named the winner via unanimous decision, winning all three judges scorecards by the scores of 119–111, 118–113, and 116–112.

Did Tyson beat Biggs?

Biggs was able to answer the referee’s count at nine. Tyson would continue his assault as soon as Biggs got up and quickly knocked down Biggs again, this time with a left hook, leading to referee Tony Orlando stopping the fight and awarding Tyson the victory via technical knockout.

Who defeated Bonecrusher Smith?

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