Mike Tyson rushes Alfonzo Ratliff throughout their battle on the Hilton Resort in Las Vegas (Picture: The Ring Journal by way of Getty Photos)
Mike Tyson fought 13 occasions in 1986, his first full 12 months within the skilled ranks, a 12 months that culminated with the younger heavyweight dynamo profitable the WBC title on the report age of 20.
Earlier than Tyson made historical past blitzing Trevor Berbick, he stopped former cruiserweight titleholder Alfonzo Ratliff in two rounds on September 6 on the Hilton Resort in Las Vegas.
The Ring was there, 37 years in the past, and the next images are from the journal’s archives.
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