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The Upset: Buster melts Iron Mike

ESPN.com reviews Mike Tyson's most significant fights over the past 20 years. In Part III, James (Buster) Douglas upsets Mike Tyson in Tokyo.

Originally Published: June 9, 2005
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Mike Tyson returns to the ring Saturday (9 p.m. ET, Showtime PPV) when he meets Kevin McBride at the MCI Center in Washington. It's hard to believe it's been 20 years since Tyson made his pro debut. He turned pro on March 6, 1985, knocking out Hector Mercedes in the first round in Albany, N.Y., and it's been quite a ride since – inside and outside of the ring – as he became one of the most famous athletes on Earth. ESPN.com takes a look back at some of his most significant fights in ...

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