Do you think Mike Tyson's career would have ended different had Cus D'Amato never died ?
I always felt had Cus D'Amato be alive for Tyson's entire career, he could have very well retired unbeaten. Probably wouldnt have had all those personal problems either. Knight De La bare - Not funny Mate. Had Cus been alive for Mike Tyson's career? Does that do it for ya mate ?
Asked By: Lean Wit It - 10/16/2009
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It would take more than just Cus being alive to keep Tyson in line. To keep Tyson in line and in the game, the following ingredients were needed... More
Answered By: Brickfists 3 - 10/16/2009
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I do think it would have ended differently. As for undefeated, I'm not quite convinced that he would have accomplished that. Unfortunately, we'll never know.
Answered By: Woody - 10/16/2009
lol knight de la bar has a sense of humor? wow im surprised the case would be scientist anylizing mikes dna to see how it was possible for him to be such a beast and genetic freak
Answered By: John B - 10/16/2009
Never mid Cus D'Amato, Kevin Rooney, Jimmy Jacobs and Bill Cayton were doing just fine for Mike until King and the Givens girls got involved, then he plunged downward.
Answered By: Billboxing - 10/16/2009
There has never been a heavyweight boxer as fearsome as Mike Tyson in the early part of his career.You could see the fear in his opponents eyes.No doubt if you were ringside you could have smelt it as well.Opponents were defeated before they started.Frank Bruno never recovered from it.Fame was his destruction,unable to... More
Answered By: Arlanymor - 10/16/2009
Yes, I do believe that Mike Tyson would have remained more concentrated and focused on his boxing career. I believe Tyson had tremendous respect for D'Amato... may have been the only man that Tyson respected. I would say that Boxing died for Tyson when D'Amato passed away.
Answered By: Ring King - 10/17/2009
Without a doubt, If Cus had lived 5 more years Mike wouldn't have lost to Buster Douglas, ran over Evander Holyfield and probably wouldn't have lost a fight till 1995 if ever. Mike was still learning when Cus died, If Cus had been alive we would have seen Mike become a much more skilled fighter even more than what he... More
Answered By: biggestnatefan - 10/18/2009
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