Boxing World Champs from Brooklyn

Mike Tyson
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Mike Tyson


Saturday night's fight card at the Barclays Center marks the return of world championship boxing to Brooklyn for the first time since 1931, a place that's generated a high volume of great pugilists through the years including former heavyweight kingpin Mike Tyson. Here's a look at 13 other world champions to hail from the borough.

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