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Hulu’s “Mike” Tyson Series Ep.1-2 Review: The Hated Thief Evolves to Celebrated Monster

Watch our breakdown of Hulu's controversial new Tyson series!
Mike — “MONSTER” – Episode 102 — Cus D’amato discovers Mike at 13, gives him discipline, extremely honed skills and an ego, transforming Mike into the youngest Heavyweight Champion of all time. But at what cost? Mike Tyson (Trevante Rhodes), and Don King (Russell Hornsby), shown. (Photo by: Patrick Harbron/Hulu)

BeatsBoxingMayhem is here to discuss the first two episodes of Hulu’s controversial limited series on the life of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. Join me as the recap the following:

  • Mike Tyson’s condemnation of the series and how the executive producers responded
  • How the half-hour run time hurts and helps the storylines
  • What new things we learn about Tyson’s mother and trainer Cus D’Amato
  • How Tyson’s most famous bouts are portrayed

Stay tuned for new reviews publishing every Thursday.

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