Tyson McNeeley

August 19, 1995: In his first bout after serving a prison term for a rape conviction, Mike Tyson defeats "Hurricane" Peter McNeeley in just 89 seconds.

McNeeley opened the fight aggressively, but Tyson knocked him down twice. At that point, one of McNeeley's cornermen entered the ring, and referee Mills Lane declared Tyson the winner by disqualification.

McNeeley entered with a 36-1 record but was largely unknown. But the curiosity of seeing Tyson, who had been paroled in March, back in the ring was enough to generate more than $60 million in pay-per-view revenue.

After dispatching McNeeley, Tyson had another tune-up bout in 1995, a third-round knockout of Buster Mathis Jr. In 1996, Tyson became heavyweight champion again, beating Frank Bruno for the WBC title and Bruce Seldon for the WBA.

That led to two fights against Evander Holyfield. Tyson lost both, with the second featuring the infamous bite of Holyfield's ear.

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