1 In 1987, Mike Tyson almost lost to Tony Tucker, but emerged victorious in a close call.

2 Tyson faced Buster Douglas in 1990, resulting in a shocking knockout defeat.

3 His controversial disqualification against Evander Holyfield in 1997 shocked the world.

4 A near-loss to Frans Botha in 1999 put Tyson's career in jeopardy.

5 An unexpected defeat to Lennox Lewis in 2002 marked the end of Tyson's dominance.

6 Tyson's close call victory against Clifford Etienne in 2003 reignited his career.

7 Despite his setbacks, Tyson's iconic status in boxing remains unmatched.

8 His close calls and defeats only added to Tyson's legacy as a resilient fighter.

9 Mike Tyson's heart-stopping moments in the ring define his lasting impact on the sport.