MCI Center, District of Columbia, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won McBride vs Tyson?
Kevin McBride beat Mike Tyson by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 11th June 2005 at MCI Center in District of Columbia.
The scorecards were announced as 57-55, 55-57, 55-57 in favor of winner Kevin McBride.
The fight took place over 6 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
McBride vs Tyson stats
Kevin McBride stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mike Tyson made his way to the ring with a record of 50 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 44 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Tyson had a slight advantage in power over McBride, with a 88% knock out percentage over McBride's 84%.
Kevin McBride was the younger man by 7 years, at 47 years old.
McBride had a height advantage of 8 inches over Tyson. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Both Kevin McBride & Mike Tyson fought out of an orthodox stance.
McBride was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 1992, 7 year and 9 months later than Tyson, whose first professional fight was in 1985. He had fought 215 less professional rounds, 0 to Tyson's 215.
McBride vs Tyson form
Mike Tyson had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kevin McBride on 11th June 2005 by in the 6th round at MCI Center, District of Columbia, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Danny Williams on 30th July 2004 by knockout in the 4th round at Freedom Hall State Fairground, Kentucky.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Clifford Etienne on 22nd February 2003 by knockout in the 1st round at The Pyramid, Tennessee.
Before that, he had lost to Lennox Lewis on 8th June 2002 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at The Pyramid, Tennessee.
He had beat Brian Nielsen on 13th October 2001 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Tyson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.