A glimpse of a man. A prodigious talent born from the ashes of the promise of the greatest country in the world. Humble beginnings to the biggest sports star in the world. What happens to a... See full summary »
The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction... See full summary »
George C. Scott,
Michael Jai White
Mike Tyson takes the stage on Broadway and proves to be a great storyteller with the timing of a seasoned stand up comedian. He starts with a terrible childhood in Brooklyn, New York, with a drug addicted mother and maybe pimp father who was never a part of young Mike's life. Reform schools and jail were inevitable, and a chance meeting with boxing trainer Cus D'Amato changed the course of Tyson's future. Everything is fodder, including the very strange and interesting marriage to actress Robin Givens and rape case involving Desiree Washington. Mike does hilarious imitations of D'Amato and his former manager Don King. Throw away any preconceptions you may have and give Tyson a chance, and I promise that you will not be disappointed; a solid nine out of ten.
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