‘Iron’ Mike Tyson’s 3 signature moves to get the KO
At one point in time, Mike Tyson was a terrifying man in boxing and was knocking people out left and right. In his prime, a Mike Tyson fight had a completely different feel to it than most boxing matches – it was almost like you were watching an execution.
In this video, we find out ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson’s top three signature moves and combinations that he used to brutalize so many unfortunate opponents during his heyday.
One of Mike Tyson’s most well-known combinations was a hook to the body, followed by an upper-cut to the head on the same side. He would blast them to the body to bring their head down then hit them right to the chops with the uppercut.
Mike Tyson’s peek-a-boo defensive style is also highlighted in this video. Honed by his legendary trainer, Cus D’Amato, Tyson’s peek-a-boo defense allowed him to get underneath and inside much taller fighters who he was often fighting against.
Tyson’s so-called ‘gazelle punch’ is also covered in the video. It is pretty much just a leaping lead hook that if landed, it almost always knocked out his opponent.
Check out the video below to learn how to fight like ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson.
ABOUT MIKE TYSON:
Michael Gerard Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at 20 years, 4 months and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after stopping Trevor Berbick in two rounds and added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker in 1987. This made Tyson the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them. [Source: Wiki]