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Today in sports history: Mike Tyson beats James 'Bonecrusher' Smith for WBA heavyweight crown in 1987
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Today in sports history: Mike Tyson beats James 'Bonecrusher' Smith for WBA heavyweight crown in 1987

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In 1987, Mike Tyson adds the WBA heavyweight crown to his WBC heavyweight crown with a unanimous 12-round decision over James “Bonecrusher” Smith in Las Vegas.

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