Mike Tyson, This Day in Boxing

Mike Tyson Scores BIG KO Vs Robert Colay This Day October 25, 1985

 

Mike Tyson Scores BIG KO Vs Robert Colay This Day October 25, 1985

 

  • Mike Tyson 217 lbs
  • Robert Colay 224¼ lbs
  • KO at 0:37 in round 1 of 8
  • Atlantis Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Referee: Ted Pick

 

Notes:

Mike Tyson 9-0 (9 KOs) vs. Robert Colay (Colay’s record was listed as 14-5-1 (8 KOs).

At 37 seconds, it was the second quickest knockout of Tyson’s professional career.

It was Tyson’s first fight to be scheduled for eight rounds.

Tyson wore blue trucks with white trim. Colay wore white trucks with blue trim. Each man wore red gloves.

Tyson came out bobbing and weaving and threw mostly power shots upstairs. Colay looked to keep his distance and threw a few wide, rangy hooks. A left hook from Tyson sent Colay down hard on his back 27 seconds into the fight. Colay attempted to get to his feet and did at the count of nine, but struggled which led the referee to wave an end to the bout.

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