Mike Tyson – Beyond the Glory is a documentary feature on Mike Tyson. Mike Tyson was the most famous and successful boxer in the world. He was the youngest man ever to win a world heavyweight title at just 20 years old. The filmmaker shows that despite the talent and fame his life was not always easy.
The documentary traces the life of the fighting machine Mike Tyson while at the peak of his career and the subsequent downfall and troubles in his professional and personal life.
Tyson was convicted of raping Desiree Washington in 1991. The charge saw him in prison for three years. He went bankrupt in 2003 and his career ended after he retired from competitive boxing in 2005. The retirement was announced after two consecutive knockout losses to Danny Williams and Kevin McBride.