Bruno v Tyson 1989
In 1989 Frank Bruno faced an unbeaten Mike Tyson at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas.
In 1989 Frank Bruno faced an unbeaten Mike Tyson at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas as challenger for the unified World Boxing Association, World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation heavyweight titles. The nation tuned in to listen to one of Britain's most popular sports stars face the fearsome American who seemed invincible, having taken the world heavyweight title at the age of 20, and was making his eighth defence against the Briton. For one fleeting moment, Bruno sensed a famous victory.