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 ! 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 ! Joe Gans becomes the first Afro American World Boxing Champion in 1902 !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 ! 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 Latest Pro Golf Power Rankings July 13, 2018 George Clooney Reportedly Injured In Motorcycle Accident... July 10, 2018 Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine hospitalized after he was... July 22, 2018 The Elemental Approach May 9, 2018 As Mumble Rap Grows in Popularity, So... July 23, 2018 Israel’s top team cuts Glen Rice Jr.... April 10, 2018 All of Tyler the Creator's Loosie Tracks... July 5, 2018 Premiere: Australian R&B Singer Blasko Teases Groove-Filled... June 20, 2018 Celtics’ Larkin injures shoulder in Game 4... May 8, 2018 Summer of LeBron: Everything to know for... June 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.