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Tyson busted up in first defeat

Updated: February 4, 2002, 10:18 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Feb. 10, 1990

It's sayonara for Mike Tyson. The undefeated heavyweight champ is the victim of the upset of the century when journeyman Buster Douglas, a 42-1 underdog, knocks him out in the 10th round in Tokyo.

Tyson had been supposedly invincible, with 33 knockouts in his 37 victories. But at 220 1/2 pounds, Iron Mike appears flat and poorly conditioned against Douglas. Though Tyson knocks down the 232-pound Douglas with a vicious right in the eighth round, the challenger ...

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