Afro History Today in Afro History ! Mike Tyson becomes the youngest Heavyweight World Champion by defeating Trevor Berbick in 1986 ! written by Marc Alexander November 22, 2018 Français : Boxer Mike Tyson in the ring at Las Vegas, Nevada, ca. October 2006. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) http://gty.im/72606240 “Mike Tyson Portrait” by Brian Birzer Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Mike Tyson defeats Frank Bruno to regain Heavyweight Title in 1996 !Today in Afro History ! Jack Johnson defeats Tommy Burns, making him the first Afro American, World Heavyweight Champion in 1908 !Today in Afro History ! Muhammad Ali in his 61st and final fight, loses to Trevor Berbick in 1981 !Today in Afro History ! Muhammed Ali defeats Leon Spinks in 1978 at the Superdome in New Orleans, making him the first Heavyweight to win the Championship title three times !Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes first Afro American woman to win Wimbledon in 1957 !Today in Afro History ! Joe Gans becomes the first Afro American World Boxing Champion in 1902 ! Today in Afro History ! Mike Tyson becomes the youngest Heavyweight World Champion by defeating Trevor Berbick in 1986 ! was last modified: November 1st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NASA Astronaut, Guion Bluford Jr. ! NFL player, Giovani Bernard ! Jamaican Dancehall/ Reggae singer, Patra ! Singer, Candice Glover ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jamaican sprinter, Asafa Powell ! Actress, Salli Richardson ! Newscaster, Robin Roberts ! Radio Personality, Tom Joyner ! You may also like The Best Hip Hop Concerts Coming to... May 23, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Actress, Ethel Waters... October 31, 2018 Finalizes land for Estate Colony at Alochi... January 3, 2018 Trump Replacing Tillerson With Pompeo As Secretary... March 14, 2018 Who Is Ella Mai? The London Singer... July 28, 2018 Review: : NSO Pops and Kenny 'Babyface'... January 21, 2018 Pelicans’ Anderson (neck) cleared for contact September 3, 2014 Azealia Banks Gets Into the Groove in... May 24, 2018 Listen: Andre 3000 Makes Unexpected Rap Game... May 13, 2018 Man Sought In Mysterious 2005 Killing Of... July 17, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.