Sport: Boxing
Years: 1981-2005
Accolades: 50-6 (44 KOs); WBC, WBA, IBF Heavyweight Champion
The Baddest Man on the Planet converted to Islam while serving his prison sentence for a rape conviction in 1992. Once he was released in 1995, Iron Mike returned to the ring to win the WBA and WBC heavyweight titles. Then came the Bite Fight, several arrests, venereal diseases, and a drug addiction. Tyson bounced back to become a pop culture icon and has seemingly fought off his past demons. Praise Allah!