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, 2019 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 ! 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 ! Sugar Ray Robinson wins his Fifth World Championship Title in 1958 !Today in Afro History ! Gwendolyn Brooks receives Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950 ! Today in Afro History ! Mike Tyson becomes the youngest Heavyweight World Champion by defeating Trevor Berbick in 1986 ! was last modified: November 1st, 2019 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 Car Goes Over The Side Into Ocean... July 13, 2018 Sources: Ravens DC Pees planning to retire December 31, 2017 Cam’s quick return after hit draws questions January 8, 2018 Whitney Houston’s Mom Expresses ‘Shock’ Over Abuse... July 11, 2018 Woman With Ebola Spread Virus One Year... July 24, 2018 9-year-old suburban boy is a positive rapper:... May 3, 2018 "I can’t even afford a cup of... July 5, 2018 One-handed LB Griffin gets invite to combine January 30, 2018 NBA draft tracker: Who’s in, and who’s... May 4, 2018 Chartbreaker: Ella Mai Can't Believe How Huge... June 20, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.