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1989 - Mike Tyson wins Heavyweight Championship

Boxer Mike Tyson becomes the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World by defeating challenger Frank Bruno of England.

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    1989: Frank Bruno of Great Britain smiles as he leans on the shoulder of Mike Tyson of the USA during a photocall promoting their upcoming titlefight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo Credit: Simon Bruty/Allsport
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    Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION MIKE TYSON SHOWS HIS TWO GOLD FRONT TEETH AS HE SMILES AND TALKS TO THE MEDIA DURING THE PRESS CONFERENCE BEFORE HIS TITLE FIGHT AGAINST CHALLENGER FRANK BRUNO OF GREAT BRITAIN AT THE HILTON IN LAS VEGAS. TYSON STOPPEDBRUNO IN THE FIFTH ROUND TO HOLD HIS TITLE. Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    MIKE TYSON SMILES AS HE MEETS THE PRESS OUTSIDE, WEARING SUNGLASSES, BEFORE HIS HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT AGAINST CHALLENGER FRANK BRUNO IN THE LAS VEGAS HILTON. Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    Mike Tyson and Frank Bruno during their Heavyweight Title fight at the Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won the fight in the 5th round when the referee stopped the fight. Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    25 Feb 1989: Mike Tyson and Frank Bruno in action during their Heavyweight Title fight at the Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won in the 5th round when the referee stopped the fight. Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    Mike Tyson puts Frank Bruno through his paces in their Heavyweight Title fight at the Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    Photo Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
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    On Feb 24,1996 New World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Mike Tyson (C) is surrounded by his entourage as he prays following his victory over former WBC heavyweight champion Frank Bruno of Great Britain with a third round technical knockout 16 March at the MGM Grand Garden.(Photo cCedit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
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    15 Mar 1996: Mike Tyson weighs in at the MGM Grand Hotel in preparation for his challenge on Frank Bruno's WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 16th. PHOTO: Getty Images