Rise of a Star
Under D'Amato's tutelage, Tyson blossomed as a fighter. After clobbering his first opponent with a first round knockout in 1985 Tyson finished his first year with a record of 15-0, winning a majority of fights even before his opponents could throw a punch. Then, on November 22, 1986, in a title fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC), the young boxer defeated Trevor Berbick in a second round TKO, above, making the 20-year old the youngest heavyweight champion in history.
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