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Mike Tyson's Remarkable Rise to the Top: From Humble Beginnings to Boxing Legend Mike Tyson has become one of the most iconic figures in the history of boxing. He has achieved legendary status, becoming one of the most successful and recognizable boxers of all time. However, Tyson's journey to the top of the boxing world had a humble beginning. Tyson's boxing career began when he was just 13, when he was arrested for stealing. In order to avoid incarceration, he was sent to a reform school, where he was introduced to boxing. It was here that he met trainer Cus D'Amato, who saw potential in the young Tyson and took him under his wing, molding him into the fearsome fighter he was to become. Tyson quickly rose through the ranks and his reputation as a fighter grew with each successive victory. His extraordinary boxing skills and Mike Tyson's height saw him become one of the most feared boxers in the world. In 1985, Tyson was crowned WBC Heavyweight world champion, a feat which changed his life forever. Since then, Tyson has gone on to become one of the most recognizable names in the boxing world. He is one of the most successful boxers to ever grace the ring and has earned the title of ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’. Indeed, thanks to Tyson's hard work and determination, his remarkable rise to the top is an inspiring story of success and dreams achieved.