Mike Tyson

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Michael Gerard Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is an American professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005, and is scheduled to compete once again in 2024. Nicknamed "Iron Mike" and "Kid Dynamite" in his early career, and later known as "The Baddest Man on the Planet", Tyson is regarded as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Tyson has received more than 52,977,446 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Mike Tyson is the 4th most popular boxer (down from 3rd in 2019), the 362nd most popular biography from United States (up from 427th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Boxer.

Mike Tyson is most famous for being a boxer who was the youngest heavyweight champion in history, and for biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear during a boxing match.

Memorability Metrics

  • 53M

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  • 68.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among boxers, Mike Tyson ranks 4 out of 496Before him are Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, and Joe Frazier. After him are George Foreman, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Max Schmeling, Jake LaMotta, Sonny Liston, and Carlos Monzón.

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Among people born in 1966, Mike Tyson ranks 2Before him is Adam Sandler. After him are Jimmy Wales, Romário, Sophie Marceau, George Weah, Salma Hayek, Roman Abramovich, Hristo Stoichkov, Grigori Perelman, Helena Bonham Carter, and Eric Cantona.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Tyson ranks 362 out of 20,380Before him are Nicole Kidman (1967), Duke Ellington (1899), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), Willem Dafoe (1955), Christopher Lloyd (1938), and Anna Nicole Smith (1967). After him are Romina Power (1951), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Jennifer Lopez (1969), Joseph Stiglitz (1943), Jerry Lewis (1926), and Jefferson Davis (1808).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Mike Tyson ranks 4Before him are Muhammad Ali (1942), Rocky Marciano (1923), and Joe Frazier (1944). After him are George Foreman (1949), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Joe Louis (1914), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), Jake LaMotta (1922), Sonny Liston (1932), Evander Holyfield (1962), and Jack Dempsey (1895).