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Boxing great Mike Tyson turns 54 today. Watch some of his best knockouts below, plus read on for five interesting facts about Tyson!

Mike Tyson won his first professional fight back in March of 1985, a first-round knockout of Hector Mercedes.

Growing up, when Tyson was imprisoned, the great Muhammad Ali visited him and inspired him to go after a career in boxing.

There’s an entire documentary dedicated to his life, “Tyson,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008.

He’s a WWE Hall of Famer! In 2012, Tyson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Triple H and Shawn Michaels.

He had his final match in 2005, taking on Irish Heavyweight Champion Kevin McBride. He lost by a technical knockout.

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