Mike Tyson vs. Trevor Berbick
November 11, 1986 (Las Vegas Hilton, Paradise, New York)
Much was expected from the heavy-handed Brooklyn bomber and much was delivered.
On November 11, 1986, at the Las Vegas Hilton in Paradise, Nevada, WBC heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick, the WBC heavyweight champion from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, by way of Port Antonio, Jamaica, defended the title he won eight months earlier against heavyweight contender Mike Tyson. Thirty-two-year-old Berbick was 31-4-1 coming in. Twenty-year-old Tyson was 27-0 and a 3-to-1 favorite. Much was expected from the heavy-handed bomber from Brooklyn, New York, and much was delivered. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds…