Hublot. The unique Mike Tyson WBC chronograph wristwatch King Power, Ref:703.OM.0218.HR.WBC12
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Hublot. The unique Mike Tyson WBC chronograph wristwatch King Power, Ref:703.OM.0218.HR.WBC12
Sold for US$ 120,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
Hublot. The unique Mike Tyson WBC chronograph wristwatch
King Power, Ref:703.OM.0218.HR.WBC12
Satin-finished 18ct King Gold case (48 mm diameter) with black ceramic bezel held by 6 black PVD titanium screws, glazed exhibition back held by 6 screws, crystal with WBC logo transfer and Mike Tyson signature, 18ct King Gold crown with black rubber insert and chronograph pushers in black PVD, equipped with HUB4100 automatic chronograph movement (252 components) with 42 hours power reserve and cut out rotor, satin-finished gilt dial, applied gilt baton hour markers baton hands with green luminescent, chronograph hand with Hublot logo, three subsidiary dials for running seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours. On the 30 mm subsidiary dial, the first 3 mm in red represent a boxing round. Date aperture between 4 and 5, fitted strap in Porosus Hornback green alligator and spare black rubber strap with black stitching, titanium micro-blasted black PVD deployant clasp with decorative gold plate; case, dial and movement signed.

Footnotes

  • Mike Tyson is one of the most spectacular champions of all time. A two-time heavyweight world champion and a 1980's superstar, Tyson is the youngest boxer to become World Heavyweight Champion.

    A Brooklyn, New York native, Tyson was born on June 30th, 1966. The young Tyson overcame a tough childhood, raised by his mother and joining a street gang by the age of eleven. Following several arrests, Tyson found himself at the Tryon House, a rehabilitation center in upstate New York.

    It was then that Bob Stewart entered Tyson's life, changing it forever. A former boxer, Stewart taught him to channel his aggression and strength through boxing, a sport that helped him discover a new life. Stewart introduced him to legendary trainer Cus D'Amato, who took care of the teenager as his manager, mentor and legal guardian.

    The reformed Tyson began his professional debut on March 6th, 1985 against Puerto Rican fighter Hector Mercedes,"The Tank." Tyson quickly Knocked Out the Puerto Rican hero, showing his strength with the first punch. In his first two years as a professional, Mike Tyson won all 27 fights of which 25 ended by knockout and 15 of them in the first round!

    On November 22nd, 1986, Mike faced to Trevor Berbick, his first world title opportunity. That night Tyson knocked out his opponent in the second round. At just 20 years and 4 months, Tyson became the youngest heavyweight world champion in the history of boxing. On March 16th, 1996, Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the third round to recover his WBC heavyweight title. In 2005, the legendary Tyson announced his retirement from boxing after more than 20 years of thrilling the world.

    Since his retirement from boxing, Mike has become an actor, appearing on television and in multiple movies. Most recently, he presented his own refreshingly honest and innovative show in Las Vegas, which will soon debut on Broadway under the direction of Spike Lee.

    Happy, contented and an adored family man, Mike Tyson is a Legendary Boxer, Champion, and the ultimate Warrior.
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