Mike Tyson, This Day in Boxing

Mike Tyson Destroys Alex Stewart This Day December 8, 1990

 

Mike Tyson Destroys Alex Stewart This Day December 8, 1990

 

 

  • Mike Tyson 217¾ lbs
  • Alex Stewart 218 lbs
  • TKO at 2:27 in round 1 of 10
  • Location: Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
  • Referee: Frank Cappuccino
  • Judge: John Stewart
  • Judge: Henry Eugene Grant
  • Judge: Rocky Castellani

 

Notes

Tyson had Stewart down three times. After the fight, Larry Merchant criticized the fight and Mike Tyson for fighting Stewart.

This would be Mike Tyson’s last fight with HBO. Tyson and Don King had stated that they would not renew their contract with HBO unless HBO would get rid of Larry Merchant. Since HBO kept Merchant, Tyson signed a deal with Showtime.

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