In winning, his first 37 professional fights, Mike Tyson burst onto the boxing scene with a presence and power rarely see in the history of the sweet science. He won his first 19 fights by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. When he fought Michael Spinks in their heavyweight title bout on 6/27/88 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, it was Tyson’s debut as a pay-per-view fighter, garnering 700,000 buys. When Tyson won in a first-round knockout, he retained the WBA, WBC and IBF heavyweight titles. In this iconic image, Tyson stands over a defeated Spinks after knocking him out at 1:31 of their scheduled 12-round fight. Tyson has signed this Knockout 36″ x 18″ image in silver paint pen. His signature is deemed authentic by virtue of Upper Deck Authenticated’s Five-Step Process.