How tall is Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson's Height

5ft 10in (177.8 cm)

American former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. In 2005 he said "I measured myself as 5ft 10in....I'm a f****** dwarf!" and again in 2013, "I'm only a small guy, I'm five foot ten" and has also claimed "I was 5'10 1/2. This photo below was from July 2010's London Film Con.

Mike Tyson at LFCC
5ft 8 Rob and Mike

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Average Guess (107 Votes)
5ft 10.14in (178.2cm)
Rob III said on 13/Aug/17
I do not seea 5´10 dude as dwarf.
Phoenix said on 12/Aug/17
Met and know Mike through one of his entourage Crocodile. He's around 5-9 and half. He looks deceptively short like 5-8 because of his physique. Up close I couldn't believe how all that power could fit into such a tiny package and use to put 250 pound pro fighters out like nothing. I thought he would be thick bone build like Flintstone but hes more like a light heavyweight or heavy middle weight. Hes got some powerfully built looking hips and thighs still tho like he can knock you on your bottom still.
Doooooon't said on 9/Aug/17
What's all the obsession about height? It's something you can't do anything to change it, it's in your genes. Mike Tyson is 179 cm
Canson said on 8/Aug/17
He for sure would measure in his peak at 5'10 at his lowest. He still looked 5'10 a few years back when I met him in person. My 5'7.75" wife stood next to him and was a good 2" shorter. At worst he's weak 5'10 still today and that's maybe taking into account he may have had a footwear advantage on her if he did. I don't remember that being the case but otherwise that could've been a solid 5'10 just as easily
5'12 said on 3/Aug/17
I believe heavyweight was anything above 190 lbs in his days.
Slim 182 cm said on 31/Jul/17
Dem forearm muscles tho...

Guys, big rob Paul = 173.5
Mike Tyson = 5 cm taller than big rob, so mike Tyson = 178.5. What else? He holds his own against 6' and even 6'1 guys.
ryan said on 27/Jul/17
How did he bulk up to heavy weight is my question
Reece said on 27/Jul/17
Looks more 5-10 1/2 imo
Jdawg said on 23/Jul/17
in this picture, without any info on footwear, the tip of his head looks more than 2 inches taller than yours. I'd say he's around 5'10.25 in the evening
c-mo said on 19/Jul/17
even said on 16/Jul/17
hes arm span is not impressing compared to his height ( height : 178 cm - arm span : 180 cm ) . no body can call this guy short at 178 cm
i myself stand 176 cm but my arms can extend to a length of 190 cm . you can call me short but my arm span is quite good to be honest .


so 178cm is not short but 176cm is ? stop with this nonsense
SL9 said on 16/Jul/17
Regarding comments on the photo above and Mike's perceived height, especially based on that photo and also his boxing career.....Mike wears lifts, and he had specially made boxing boots which offered a lift
G-Man said on 16/Jul/17
I read he used to have 1 and a half inch lifts in his boxing boots to make him 5'11 1/2. He was always 5'10in and I believe that. Absolute beast though, no matter what. He also had a short reach for a boxer at only 71in.
even said on 16/Jul/17
hes arm span is not impressing compared to his height ( height : 178 cm - arm span : 180 cm ) . no body can call this guy short at 178 cm
i myself stand 176 cm but my arms can extend to a length of 190 cm . you can call me short but my arm span is quite good to be honest .
5'9 1/2 said on 14/Jul/17
Hello Rob, here in this video at 2:25 says that mike was 21 yo and his height was 5'11 1/2".
You think that that measure was accurate?
May be his peak hight was that one.
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Editor Rob: with camera lower than his eyes, anybody 5ft 10 range would look at least an inch taller like that.

I do think the man measured himself at 5ft 10, like he said.
Harris said on 13/Jul/17
If Rob didn't take this pic with Tyson, I guarantee a lot of people on here would be arguing between 5'8", 5'9" and 5'10"! I remember before this pic was uploaded to the page, a lot of people (well, a considerable amount anyway) were firm with their 5'8"-5'9" estimates!
even said on 12/Jul/17
5 foot 10 inches , 70 inches , 177.8 cm , 5.8333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333 feet
is the real height of mike tyson
c-mo said on 11/Jul/17
handsome guy said on 2/Jul/17



Slim 181 cm said on 11/Jul/17
Mike looks 5.5 cm taller than big rob, placing him a strong 5'10, not. Bad height for a man of his generation.
Reece said on 9/Jul/17
Looks more 179cm here. 5-10 1/2
handsome guy said on 2/Jul/17
jackrus said on 2/Jul/17
From that photo with 5'8 rob, an inch and 1.5 to 2 inches seems more like it. It's possible Tyson is in high 5'9 range, closer to 5'9.5 or 5'9.75. Though he does appear to be a bit hunched over.
Mickey said on 1/Jul/17
he's might be more than 5ft10 according to this photo
Animus said on 30/Jun/17

I might be wrong, but I don't think he started weight lifting until he went to prison. Tyson was naturally 215-220 lb in his prime.
Nelo said on 25/Jun/17
He is 51 now so I think he shrunken down to 5 ft 9 or 176 cm
Danimal said on 24/Jun/17
even said on 22/Jun/17
this guy is 5'10 and it is the average height ( a good height ) he is not a midget , he is not short and he is not tall either .

For a professional heavyweight boxer he was on the short side. Almost everyone he fought was significantly taller than him by 3-7".
Guest66 said on 23/Jun/17
Solid 5'10 guy, nothing under it for sure. Rob, maybe he wasn't quite a 5'10.5, even though I think it's a possibility at his peak, but I definitely feel that he is a bit over 5'10 flat. Why don't you give him 5'10.25 ?
even said on 22/Jun/17
this guy is 5'10 and it is the average height ( a good height ) he is not a midget , he is not short and he is not tall either .
Harris said on 19/Jun/17
I'm surprised he hasn't lost noticeable height given all that weight lifting he'd done for years! Rob, what do you think Tyson measures today?
Original said on 18/Jun/17
178 or 179.
berta said on 14/Jun/17
i think he is somewhre in the range of 5`10 -5?10 1/4
mrtguy said on 13/Jun/17
Rob, you think today OJ Simpson and Mike Tyson would be identical in height, OJ has the head of 7 footer which is why he can give a taller impression in person??
Editor Rob: no idea how prison has treat OJ, but if he gets out soon then he may well be looking under six foot.
mrtguy said on 2/Jun/17
Rob, you think Mike Tyson and OJ are close in height??
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Editor Rob: not really sure if they have photos together?
Canson said on 31/May/17
Yes he is still full 5'10" likely
bobbyh3342 said on 31/May/17
mike isn't any shorter than 5'10
World Citizen said on 26/May/17
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Hey Rob, how tall looks the guy beside Mike Tyson?
Editor Rob: could be 6ft 6
RisingForce said on 12/May/17
Mike did say he WAS 5'10.5". It's possible he had lost a small fraction by mid 40s when he met Rob or even age 39 when he said he measured 5'10" and had been something like 5'10 3/8" peak or even got a 5'10.5" late morning measurement and added an inch for his boxing listing or took a height in shoes.
Dmeyer said on 10/May/17
Rob 5 FT 10 looks right but it wouldnt shock me if hé was 5 FT 10,25 boxing days
Editor Rob: it's certainly not impossible for him.
RichardSpain said on 9/May/17
Rob; good photo with this veteran. Yes he seems range 178-180cm

Thanks for sharing us
Jake said on 26/Apr/17
Tyson is looking 5-11 in this pic. maybe 5-10 1/2 is accurate too. i think he was measured 5,11.5 with boxing shoes or trainers. i go with 5-10 1/2 to 5-11.
Canson said on 20/Apr/17
@Christian: agreed prime he was a good 5'10" im sure. Even 5-10 years ago he looked nothing Lower than maybe 5'9.75 I'd say. He looked a good full 2" over my wife and she's 172 flat at her lowest (5'7.717) normal low for her. She claims 5'8" and I say she's 5'8" when someone asks. I wouldn't put Tyson under 177cm peob even 177-177.5
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 9/Apr/17
Peak wise, Tyson was the full 5ft10 IMO, but I wouldn't rule out a slight height loss for him. After all, he's over 50 years old, and athletes tend to lose height at a younger age than average people, primarily due to constant weightlifting which slowly compresses the spine over the years. Maybe he's 5ft9.5-.75 today like Canson said.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 9/Apr/17
Michael R said on 5/Apr/17
Why does he say 5'10 is small?


Because he used to fight as a Heavyweight, and 5ft10 is considered short for a Heavyweight boxer.
Ice said on 9/Apr/17
ROB did Mike have a massive skull in person?
Editor Rob: Ice, yes big Mike has a pretty large head for being 5ft 10!
Canson said on 8/Apr/17
He's 5'10. Whether full or a little under he's close enough to it
oscar 5'9 said on 5/Apr/17
in this pic he looks very close to 5ft 11
Michael R said on 5/Apr/17
Why does he say 5'10 is small?
John said on 26/Mar/17
To me, he looks like 5'9.75 at worst. Probably a legit 5'10 though.
c-mo said on 23/Mar/17
@Mitch Green . it looks like that because he is closer to the camera and the chart behind him is pretty far away . if he would go to the chart and stand there in measuring position he would be around 5'10 maybe 5'10.5 I think
Canson said on 20/Mar/17
About 5'10 is totally accurate. No lower than maybe 5'9.75ish no kore than 5'10ish. He had my wife by around 2" and she's 5'7.7 at her lowest
ACF said on 20/Mar/17
Click Here

Mike Tyson next to Errol Spence Jr.

Errol is 5.9 1/2 according to several sources.
Mitch Green said on 20/Mar/17
Mike is shown barefoot next to a measurement and state he is exactly 5'11 and 1/2. See 4:41. Click Here
Undertaker Frank said on 13/Mar/17
He clearly has Rob by 2 inches so 5ft 10 is accurate
DruceLee said on 10/Mar/17
Versus Colay speaker said that tyson is 5'10... But on most of fights he was described as 5'11, 5'11/5, 5'11 3/4....
Darryl178 said on 10/Mar/17
Rob, what's the minimum and maximum estimate you'd say Tyson is, based on meeting him? Is he a guy who looked like he doesn't drop under 5'10"?
Editor Rob: I feel he's so close to 5ft 10 that you could say he has a chance of being under or over a little fraction...maybe the odds on him being a little over are stronger than under.
GP said on 8/Mar/17
Rob, can he be 5'10.5"? He did claim that and most of the time he had bad posture. He can look 179 in the photo with you. Noticed the photo with Glenn, lol, the guy must be delusional to still claim 5'8". I still believe he would have dropped to 168 when he got measured little later. You should have spend the day with him and then pulled out the tape. Cuz he most likely woke up in the car and ran to you and wouldn't surprise me if he tied himself to the bed to keep his spine still and straight, lmao!!!😂
Editor Rob: I still wouldn't go as high as 5ft 10.5 for Mike.
Canson said on 5/Mar/17
He looked 6-7" shorter than me in person when I met him. I'd go with something close to 5'10 as he was also about 2" shorter than my 5'7 3/4 wife. He isn't below 5'9.5-.75 at least not 7 to 8 years ago when I met him
JJTOM95 said on 4/Mar/17
Mike with 5'9-5'10 Khabib Nurmagomedov . Mike is for sure wearing thick sole shoes, so he is not 5'11 for sure😉

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Free said on 28/Feb/17
An honest 5-10 in shoes maybe.

He easily looks an inch shorter than 5-10.1 Antonio Brown. And we know that 5-10.1 measurement is in the morning.
produce said on 26/Feb/17
why does he look 5-9 in this Picture?

And in the Picture with Torrey Smith he could also look 5-10 if hed stand straight.
firecracker said on 25/Feb/17
pro debut, 1985:Click Here

tyson was 19. Once again he looks in the 5'9" range.

(so you understand holyfield was in the 6ft range, nothing more).
ACF said on 25/Feb/17
According to this HBO video from late 1987 they insisted that he was a legit 5/11,5

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Editor Rob: Tyson is honest and even knows the score...
Mike said on 20/Feb/17
Legit and honest 5ft 10.
Free said on 18/Feb/17
I show evidence with measured athletes.

How is that downgrading. Don't be like rampage clover

Face it, sometimes one picture or one meeting with a guy may not show his true height.

Why does he look 5-9 with all these athletes. Because he is
c-mo said on 17/Feb/17
lol Viper . you try to downgrade everybody . anything less than 177cm is impossible for tyson . bigger chance he is 5'10.5 than 5'9
Free said on 17/Feb/17
6-0.5 Torrey Smith with Tyson.

The guy is 5-9. Click Here
Reece said on 16/Feb/17
Tyson looks a bit more than 5,10 even though he doesnt in the RING.he looks closer to 5,11 here
Jordan87 said on 16/Feb/17

Even going by Eye Levels, Tyson is 2" Taller than Big Rob in the picture.
Free said on 15/Feb/17
He looks 5-9 too much of the time with perfect posture
Free said on 14/Feb/17
Tyson is 5-9 max with 5-10 Randall Cobb and 6-1 Barry Bonds.

Just can't see how he can be 5-10
Editor Rob: Viper, tyson is never as short as 5ft 9.
produce said on 7/Feb/17
trump was taller than 6 F. He was about 6-2 i think
firecracker said on 6/Feb/17
a young tyson with president donald trump in the 80ies:Click Here

trump is (was) in the 6ft(183cm) range.

tyson looks in the 5'9" range with trump, like i said he was a full 5'9", 5'9.5" (176cm) barefoot.
Arthur said on 5/Feb/17
Rob, do you think that after a boxing match he still held 5'10 at his peak?
Editor Rob: after a really tough match, always a chance of a tiny bit under.
Ejel Khan said on 1/Feb/17
Rob mentioned something about Tyson having neck surgery. This could answer for height loss.
straightahead said on 31/Jan/17
Sam said on 21/Jan/17
His 5'10.5 peak height is possible. Doesn't look under 5'10 with Rob but its still questionable if he even lost any height before the picture was taken in 2010.

That makes sense, i fully agree. Even today Tyson always appear to be 5'10 so no doubt he was 5'10 1/2 peak, thats also where the 5'11 1/2 listings came from since they always adding 1 inch for the footwear.
c-mo said on 24/Jan/17
@CreepX . dont forget that mike tyson had some hair back then . also it is possible that they measured him rather early in the day . I also think he is peak 179cm but probably noon height or something . my guess would be :

in the past (I will be trying to be as precise as possible with my guess) :

out of bed ~ 180.3cm

noon ~ 179cm

afternoon ~ 178.4cm

night ~ 178cm

today :

out of bed ~ 179.8cm

noon ~ 178.5cm

afternoon ~ 177.9cm

night ~ 177.5 - 177.7cm as rob said
piazo said on 23/Jan/17
If hes 5'10, why does he always look 5'9 with measured athletes.
Sam said on 21/Jan/17
His 5'10.5 peak height is possible. Doesn't look under 5'10 with Rob but its still questionable if he even lost any height before the picture was taken in 2010.
CreepX said on 18/Jan/17
I found the quote supporting Tyson's 5"10' 1/2 claim during his career peak: Click Here

The user "Bigcat" claims here that they measured him multiple times barefeet.
cwmmm said on 12/Jan/17
doesnt matter due to his muscular weight. expected a 193 cm reach atleast though
Canson said on 29/Dec/16
Met him in person. He's "about 5'10" weak is possible too
Francisco J Olalde said on 29/Dec/16
I'm about 5'9 with shoes on, I have a picture with tyson also and he is about 2 inches taller than me, so I say he is 5'11 but 5'10 1/2 could also be
mrtguy said on 22/Dec/16
Mike Tyson has a very Wide Head
firecracker said on 25/Nov/16
For his first title fight against berbick, he was listed 5'9.5"(176cm) on a boxing magazine. i think it is correct. tyson barefoot is 5'9.5"(176cm). He was clearly shorter than 6'1"-6'3"(185-190cm) guys he used to fight. Holyfield stated tyson is 5'9"(175cm). Tyson looked 4 inches shorter than 6'1"(185cm) holyfield.

tyson and holyfield:Click Here
tyson in the gym with a young floyd mayweather jr:Click Here
last tyson fight, with 6'5"-6'6"(195-198cm) irish boxer kevin mcbride:Click Here

by the way, tyson was a better boxer than holyfield. no doubt.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Nov/16
@c-mo: Yeah, around that range. 179-180cm straight out of bed and 178cm flat or just under before. A legit 5ft10 guy overall.

I think in his fighting prime he could have been a stronger 5ft10 though
c-mo said on 24/Nov/16
Editor Rob: c-mo, you could argue Tyson doesn't really fall under 5ft 10, or if he did it is a tiny amount, those figures could be believable.


but if you say "doesnt really fall under 5ft 10" do you take 178cm as reference or 177.8cm ?

like : is 177.5cm at night a possibility ?
Editor Rob: 177.7-177.9 range I think around there is probably his low mark.
c-mo said on 24/Nov/16
Rob would this be correct (roughly) :

out of bed : 179.8cm

night/before bed : 177.7cm
Editor Rob: c-mo, you could argue Tyson doesn't really fall under 5ft 10, or if he did it is a tiny amount, those figures could be believable.
K jamieson said on 21/Nov/16
Mike Tyson's height was stated as 5'11 1/2" in 1985.
Editor Rob: re: hijopotamus, sometimes people end up looking shorter or taller, I think Tyson can look taller than he is in person.

This photo is a kind of similar camera position like the one with me/Tyson.
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In this case, Jenny is 5ft 8 in slippers and I'm 5ft 10.5 range in the those Dons Shoes.
josef said on 21/Nov/16
Hi rob!

Can someone call himself a legit 5ft 10 if he wakes up with 179.4 and goes to bed with 177?
Editor Rob: josef, he can certainly call himself 5ft 10, it's a fraction under it at his low, but not uncommon to round to the nearest whole inch.
K jamieson said on 21/Nov/16
Conflicting information here, official stats say mike is or was 5'11 1/2".
Editor Rob: Tyson measured himself at 5ft 10, I think that is as official as you can get.
hijopotamus said on 19/Nov/16
He looks a solid 5'11" guy beside Rob but if Mike says hes 5'10" he surely is!
Joe said on 17/Nov/16
Good listing Rob. I wake up at 5'11 and I'm 5'10.5 at night, wound't Mike be the same for peak height? Since I'm 5'11 he should be to
Greg said on 15/Nov/16
Rob could you list former Boxer David Tua and UFC Fighters Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson? Thanks.
Slon said on 10/Nov/16
Rob, in the photo comparison Mike Tyson looks taller than Josh, but that's not the case in person??
Editor Rob: big Josh falls into the solid 5f 10 range, more than Tyson seemd to do up close.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 4/Nov/16
Editor Rob:

Not all photos reveal the truth, for instance 5ft 8 Rob and 5ft 8 Jenny...

I will say that a chap like Big Josh from this site who measures 178cm range looks taller in person than Tyson.

For me, absolutely zero chance Tyson is 179cm.


Tyson looks 5ft10.25 here with you, Rob. Is there any chance that he's a little more than just 5ft10 flat?
Editor Rob: From what I've seen I would say I believe his own measurement was right around 5ft 10.

Anybody can look taller/shorter in photos, unfortunately you can't control a photographer's position or at times how they shoot.

This con buddy with Mike Here is around 5ft 4.5-5 range.
Marc said on 3/Nov/16
5ft10 is not even short it's a solid male height
Marc said on 3/Nov/16
5ft10 is not even short it's a solid male height
Aaron Zamora said on 3/Nov/16
Clearly this is more than a 2 inch difference especially since rob 5'8 1/4 at times
Editor Rob:

Not all photos reveal the truth, for instance 5ft 8 Rob and 5ft 8 Jenny...

I will say that a chap like Big Josh from this site who measures 178cm range looks taller in person than Tyson.

For me, absolutely zero chance Tyson is 179cm.
Johno said on 2/Nov/16
What you have to say about it??
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Johno said on 20/Oct/16
Some users are saying Tyson wore lifts in that photoshoot; do you suspect he did? In alot of his fights he could look 5'11 but i don't know.
Editor Rob: what photo, the one I got?

I know he went on tip toes with a few people, he did it with a big 6ft 5 guy. His sneakers didn't look dodgy or bulky though, neither did I think he appeared nearer 179 than 178.

The photographer was a decent yardstick because legit six foot guys looked taller than him...and Tyson's top of his head looked over an inch under Malcolm's top of head - they were 4 feet apart and I'm in the queue coming from the right side of the photo.
JJTOM said on 17/Oct/16
We all know That 5'10 for Mike is reasonable estimation, but on the photo with Rob, he looks closer to 5'11.5 than 5'10. That photo has always been arguable for me ... .
abcd said on 16/Oct/16
perfect, 178 like me :)
Jake said on 13/Oct/16
179 cm
the Slav said on 13/Oct/16
He seems to be pushing you down quite a bit. Looks dead on 5'10 in the picture but wouldnt surprise me if he really is 5'9.5-5'9.75 in fact.
However, I think a 5'10.25-5'10.5 peak height would be fair
the Slav said on 13/Oct/16
@ray @S.J.H

I think he's slouching quite a lot and therefore gives the impression of being significantly under 5'10 (I dont think he's far off when fully straighten - I'd peg him at 5'9.5 at the lowest)
Danimal said on 12/Oct/16
martin said on 5/Oct/16
Tyson with 5'9 Arthur Abraham
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If that guy is a full 5'9", then Tyson looks close to that 5'10" mark. If that guy is under 5'9", Tyson is under 5'10" today.
S.J.H said on 12/Oct/16
He is at most 5'9 in person. I had knew someone 5'10 who just met him and took a close up picture and they had similar nike footwear and tyson look an easy inch lower even look just 5'8.5 , up here he wore lifts
ray said on 10/Oct/16
I don't understand this pic. When I saw him in person I thought he was 5'9, but no more. Intimidating none the less! I wonder if he had boots on..or a small lift for this pic with Rob.
Josh Jeffords said on 9/Oct/16
Sorry to argue he is photographed often looks short and skinny now.
Younger he looked short and thicker he's way unDer 510 now.
He's also crazy as a loon heard a few interviews.
He looks under 5 8 next to 6 footers I'm guessing he had lifts in photo.
Kareem said on 9/Oct/16
I'm slightly below 5'10, I'm 5'9.5 or 5'9.6, my height in centimeters is around 176 or 177 cm, so the difference between him and I isn't even a noticeable difference. Rob, would you feel short next to someone my height?
mrtguy said on 8/Oct/16
Rob, are you not convinced with 5'10.5'' for Tyson??
Editor Rob: I personally wouldn't guess him that tall.
martin said on 5/Oct/16
Tyson with 5'9 Arthur Abraham
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Animus said on 1/Oct/16

He has claimed 5'10.5" many times, including on the Howard Stern Show.

I'd say he is a strong 5'10". It would probably be more exact to give him 5'10.25", but I don't think Rob is willing to do that. Once a celebrity has claimed a low, Rob usually won't list them any higher.
Canson said on 1/Oct/16
Danimal is right 5'10
Danimal said on 1/Oct/16
manny said on 30/Sep/16
He is five ten and a half

He himself claims he's 5'10", so that is the MAX he is.
manny said on 30/Sep/16
He is five ten and a half
Jordan87 said on 30/Sep/16
Solid 5'10. He fought guys who were 6'2-6'3 but in today's game the height has certainly increased on average for heavyweights. I still think the man, despite his 5'10 frame would do very well with the modern fighters who are taller, but also heavier and get winded easier from what I can see.
PhysicsEnemy said on 27/Sep/16
You could say Mike is 5' 10.25" and Rob is 5' 8.25", this would be spot on imo for both. 5' 10" and 5' 8" is harsh for them, might be near accurate on 'bad days'.
Pierre said on 26/Sep/16
He has a strong forehead imo,Mike is looking easily 5"10' next to strong 5"8' Rob in my opinion.With this picture ,by looking at the peak of their head ,i would give him around 5"10.5'
Peter175 said on 25/Sep/16
I Tyson is closer to 5ft10.25. He looks a full inch taller than tupac shakur at 176. Even before bed I think he's closer to 179
Animus said on 16/Sep/16

It's hard to be 200 lbs at age 13, if you are not big-boned. However, his wrists don't look that wide. He may just have had a large amount of muscle mass.

If you take a look at this picture of a young a Mike, he does look quite broad and thick:

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Oanh said on 16/Sep/16
tony said on 2/Jun/16
Hes shorter than 5'10 measured guys.

5'9 Max

If he's 5'9" than that would make Rob 5'7"
Rob is 5'8", so Mike has to be 5'10"
Pierre said on 16/Sep/16
Mike is looking a little more than 5"10' in this picture in my opinion,his eyes seem easily 2 inches higher than strong 5"8' Rob's eyes and Mike seem have a strong head and forehead.When i look at this picture and the peak of their heads,i see Mike around 5"10.75' (if same shoes).
Editor Rob: you could argue he looks nearer 5ft 10.5, but in reality we all know height can be lost or gained in photos.
Shredder said on 7/Sep/16
Just because somebody is 200 lbs at 13or overweigh on BMI doesn't mean they are big boned. I was 172 at 13 and I'm medium boned.
jensen said on 7/Sep/16
you also look height as you get older, so if he's slightly shorter it's understandable, so he might be slightly under 5-10
Animus said on 5/Sep/16
@James B

Well, he has 200 lbs at age 13. So, yeah, I guess you could call him large-framed...
Jackson said on 18/Aug/16
Rob, do you feel short next 5'10 guys?
Editor Rob: for me it becomes more a noticeable difference when someone is 5ft 11 because then I am typically looking around their mouth, rather than end of their nose.
James B said on 16/Aug/16
Would you say rob Tyson was naturally extra large framed?
Editor Rob: yes, growing up he probably had a good physique and girth to his frame.
James B said on 13/Aug/16
Rob what do you reckon his prime weight was? I have heard 15 and 17 stone range from different sources
Editor Rob: I'm sure there are a few videos of his weigh in...

in 1988 he was about 218 pounds in one fight, a 15 and a half stoner which is what he pretty much looked peak.
Puma said on 10/Aug/16
Rob, Tyson is 5 11 listed in his game official trailer videos.
Editor Rob: he himself said he measured 5ft 10, I think that's what he looked.
FrankR1 said on 8/Aug/16
I would believe that Mike Tyson had an absolute "peak height" of 5'10." In a few of his boxing matches, the "tale of the tape" incorrectly listed him as 5'11.5".
Danimal said on 7/Aug/16
6'2 said on 23/Jun/16
probably lost an inch he used to be 5'11 5'10 now

He was never 5'11". He's never been over 5'10" and could be just under 5'10" today at 50.
Johno said on 5/Aug/16
In EA's UFC computer game, Tyson's player profile has him listed as 5'9 though.
mrtguy said on 5/Aug/16
Mike Tyson definition of Legit 5'10''
6ft4 irish man said on 28/Jul/16
Rob how tall are you barefeet
Editor Rob: when measured right around 173cm or a tiny bit over 5ft 8.
Aned said on 24/Jul/16
I have two questions.
İs he still 178 cm, Rob?
Can people lose height at 40 or 50?
And how cm?For average man.
And finally, I wear nike air force.
Will it negative effect in the future for my height?
I hope you can understand me
Sorry for my english.
Thanks much to you.We love you.
Editor Rob: if you damage discs or break hips/legs it might effect height earlier than normal.
I think he is still around 5ft 10
Canson said on 23/Jul/16
I met him in person about 10 years ago in the DC area. He's about 5'10 barefoot. Didn't look at footwear
Johno said on 21/Jul/16
He is 1.5-inches taller than Rob; check their eyelines instead of the top of their heads and adjust Rob's stance because he is some; Tyson is gaining some and that would put Tyson at 5'10 [5'8.5 +1.5], or an average of 5'9.75 at the lowest.

5'10 averages.
Ejel Khan said on 15/Jul/16
My pic with Tyson used to be on here! He might dip slightly under this estimate during the day, but the 5'8" assumptions are totally unfounded. Rob, please comment! You and I have both met him. We need your definitive comment. Thanks!
Editor Rob: I'm sure you would agree he is around 5ft 10, I think that is a fair mark.
produce said on 7/Jul/16
biggs descibed tyson as 5-8 in 87 and holyfield once said tyson is 5-9. the commentators used to say"described as 5-11, but looks closer to 5.10!" I think hes a legit 5.10!
mrtguy said on 6/Jul/16
His head looks to be 10''
Rockistheman said on 5/Jul/16
I have heard of him being referred to as 5'8 by an opponent earlier in his professional career & on a few occasions... I've also heard 5'9 for him.. Boxing has had him listed from 5'11-6' & he himself claims 5'10 & in this picture looks it, I don't know what to believe.. Boxing heights can be as exaggerated as pro wrestling sometimes
5'6.5 Indiana jones guy said on 2/Jul/16
Can he lose a cm at 50?
Jason said on 27/Jun/16
Recent pictures of Mike Tyson standing with UFC fighter Mark Hunt (listed as being 5'10"); they both look to be about even in height. Hunt is much bigger built than is Mike though, so Hunt appears shorter, but next to each other, they look about even.
Canson said on 25/Jun/16
He's still 5'10 today
richie said on 24/Jun/16
Tyson's a strong 5'10", probably stands close to 5'11" with shoes on. A recent interview he stated himself as being 5'10" so no reason to doubt it
6'2 said on 23/Jun/16
probably lost an inch he used to be 5'11 5'10 now
truth said on 20/Jun/16
He looks a bit more than 5'10 here but if you say he looked 5'10 to you then I trust you Rob.
Editor Rob: looking a height in one photo and being that height can of course be different. Sometimes it can be enhanced or reduced.
c-mo said on 18/Jun/16
Mr Lee. said on 14/Jun/16
My dad met him a week ago in south america, my dad is 5'10, he said he was a tad shorter than him.


who was shorter than who ? was your dad shorter than tyson or tyson shorter than your dad ? from your post it is not understandable lol
Mr Lee. said on 14/Jun/16
My dad met him a week ago in south america, my dad is 5'10, he said he was a tad shorter than him.
Partager said on 14/Jun/16
Is there something odd about the angle on this photo? I see 2.5-3inches between you guys on this shot, though I don't doubt he's a '5'10.5' out of bed '5'10" at the end of the day kind of guy-- especially since that's all he claims
Editor Rob: I believe there is a bit more height in the photo than I thought there looked in person, possibly because the photographer is standing directly in front of Mike.
Jacky Huynh said on 9/Jun/16
Thanks for the pic Rob. I've changed my mind. I think 179 is the highest he can be.
Editor Rob: you are free to estimate him whatever height you wish, I'm just saying up close looked more 5ft 10 than 10.5 or 11.
c-mo said on 9/Jun/16
rob what height would he be like 4-5 hours out of bed ?
Editor Rob: I think he can hold about 5ft 10. You could argue a strong 5ft 10 range at lunch.
Jacky Huynh said on 8/Jun/16
He's slouching in the pic.

Standing tall, he could be 180-181 (5ft 11 range).
Editor Rob:

Knowing how we're both standing that moment I certainly didn't think he was standing less than me.

I mean Has Mike got worse posture than me with Jenny here...

He looked a bit taller in the photo than how he actually looked up close...but that's always possible in photos depending on photographer's position and other factors.
James Deckard said on 6/Jun/16
At the 1 minute 31 mark , Tyson's stats are flashed up on the screen and his height is given as 5'11 1/2. Has he shrunk with middle age or wa his height exaggerated? Boxers shoes are pretty flat so I can't imagine that even with his shoes on they would give him much height advantage.
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Micho said on 5/Jun/16
Hail to one of the rare celebs that don't lie about their heights!
tony said on 2/Jun/16
Hes shorter than 5'10 measured guys.

5'9 Max
Phil said on 27/May/16
Iron Mike Tyson is 5 foot 10. Rob, would you fight him? ;)
Editor Rob: I would try to avoid fighting anybody, let alone a guy like Mike who has the power to knock you out with a half-hearted punch!
jasperwazup said on 25/May/16
Tyson's head is closer than rob's head. that gives him a 2'' taller impression. His massive back in his prime causes a 1.5'' drop latter in the day. he can go from a solid 5'10'' to a solid 5'9''. I remember he measured 5'11.5'' before one of his fights. The 5'10.5''-5'10.75 is more likely when measured before that particular fight. Tyson has claimed himself to be 5'10''.
jajamen said on 20/May/16
Rob, was he a nice person to ask a picture?
Editor Rob: he was interacting well with people in that photo queue, I seen a number of shots being taken and he seemed friendly enough.
The photographer was stressed though as I think he had 200 to get through in the 30 minute slot.
Ejel Khan said on 19/May/16
Where's my pic Rob?
Editor Rob: I've not hosted any other photos at the top of the page for a while (with exception of a couple). There is a user height page Here which could contain a link to something like a photobucket/imgur album of any photos.
c-mo said on 3/May/16
Sonny Black said on 2/May/16
Tyson looks to be not standing as tall as Rob, he looks like he's 5'10.5 - 5'10.75, which is what he was measured at for one of his earliest pro fights.


agree Tyson is rather 179cm especially since Rob is a very strong 5'8 (I actually consider rob to be 5'8.5 because he is 5'9 out of bed and 5'8.25 or so at night)

but are you sure Tyson was measured ? when was it and was he measured with shoes ? thanks
Sonny Black said on 2/May/16
Tyson looks to be not standing as tall as Rob, he looks like he's 5'10.5 - 5'10.75, which is what he was measured at for one of his earliest pro fights.
AroundParade said on 27/Apr/16
Tyson is clearly, CLEARLY an inch shorter than 5'10.1 measured Randall Cobb.

5'9 Max
oroduce said on 24/Apr/16
can someone post a pictur with tyson and sun ming ming? I dont get it .
Magnificent said on 24/Apr/16
Hey Rob, What can you say about this photo of Tyson with Jean-Claude Van Damme, who is definitely not 175. He is 172-173.
Click Here
Editor Rob: it was one occasion van damme could look comfortably 5ft 10 range
c-mo said on 21/Apr/16
Editor Rob: could be near 5ft 9


thanks rob . my guess would be 177cm out of bed and 175cm at night for Abraham do you agree with me ?
Editor Rob: that's very likely
Jordan87 said on 20/Apr/16
5'9.75 with Rob is the best way to Judge. 5'10 In his Prime.
c-mo said on 20/Apr/16
Rob what would be your guess on how tall Arthur Abraham is ? please state morning and night height guesses . could also be a good opportunity to add him here if you want

here the video and also a pic of him with mike tyson next to each other

Click Here

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Editor Rob: could be near 5ft 9
5'11 said on 11/Apr/16
5'10 isn't short.
Winchester said on 10/Apr/16
Barry bonds is 6'1. Click Here

Tyson is 5'9
James B said on 8/Apr/16
Prime Tyson vs lesner rob.

Who would you bet your money on?
Editor Rob: in boxing I'd bet on bare knuckle no rules fighting I would flip a coin.
mrtguy said on 6/Apr/16
I see 3.5'' weight difference
produce said on 5/Apr/16
google says barry bond is 6-2 and than tyson looks 5-10 with him.
Westie said on 1/Apr/16
The Barry Bonds and Randall Cobb pics confirm hes 5'9 Max.
5'11 Guy said on 28/Mar/16
More like 5'10.5
Aravind said on 26/Mar/16
Mike Tyson can look near 5'11 at times,He is also 6ft at times.
Peter175 said on 23/Mar/16
Is there a footwear difference in this photo? He looks a solid 3 inches taller than you if he stood up straight
Editor Rob: no footwear difference.
dessert said on 21/Mar/16
6'1 Barry is slouching, and has a clear 4 inches on 5'9 Tyson.

Tyson isnt being honest. Hes calling his height in shoes.
NBAer said on 9/Mar/16
He might be closer to 177 or 5'9.75 at worst but generally looks just about 178 next to Rob,thumbs up for his honest claims.
184.3cm (Night) said on 26/Feb/16
5'10.5" at his peak, was always billed 5'11.5" ( shoes measurement). Now 5'10. The man is honest.
morga said on 22/Feb/16
Then 180. now 179
Eddie said on 20/Feb/16
Hey rob, I have a quick question. Is it possible for a 5'10 man to give an impression of 6'1? And without lifts or illusion of build?
Editor Rob: I can't think I've seen anybody give off that big an illusion from their actual height.
Joe said on 16/Feb/16
Mike is slouching next to Barry. If he kept his posture straight, it would probably be a three inch difference between him and Barry.
GenesisU13 said on 12/Feb/16
6'1 Barry Bonds has an easy 4 inches on 5'9 Mike Tyson Click Here
Micho said on 7/Feb/16
Looks 5"10 or 5"11 with 5"9 Michael Jackson....
mrtguy said on 27/Jan/16
Rob, you think Tyson can wake up at 5'11''?
Editor Rob: he could be close to it
Johno said on 22/Jan/16
In that picture with Rob, he looks nothing less then a solid 5'10.

In some of the other pictures with other site users, he can look as low as 5'9.

There is a 1-inch discrepancy there and this maybe due to Tyson having the angle and posture advantage in that photo with Rob.

Another shot of Rob and Tyson would prove useful.
john anand said on 16/Jan/16
Rob there is a photo of mike with jamie who is listed at 5'9 in you site what is your opinion

Click Here
Editor Rob: maybe caught short that moment.
Peter175 said on 8/Jan/16
I'm guessing closer to 5'11 prime. Probably a weak 5'10 today
Mighty_- said on 3/Jan/16
He could easily have been 5'11 mid day in his prime
Oanh said on 31/Dec/15
Beerman28 said on 19/Mar/15
Well, hes not 5'10 for one thing. He doesnt look taller than 5'9 range. Probably 5'9.25 on the dot.

Emil 183 cm said on 31/Dec/15
Mike has no motive for lower self esteem - at least not height related. The man can knock out an ox lol
CoCo said on 24/Dec/15
Hey Rob what do you think about his 5`10.5 peak height claim? I mean, Mike seems to be a hones guy in terms of height, so do you think it`s possible?
Editor Rob: earlier in the day he would have measured that mark.
FIVE NINE said on 8/Dec/15
Saw him at a mall signing today. Close to 6" in thick sneakers.
Joe said on 8/Dec/15
I always thought it was odd that athletes exaggerate their heights. The boxing achievements of Mike Tyson fighting heavyweights are only better appreciated when his actual height is considered. He was really no more than a short cruiserweight, yet for several years he was probably fighting at a higher level than any heavyweight in history. I say that because most experts rate Muhammad Ali as the best of all time, yet the 5 foot 11 Joe Frazier beat him one out of three and was very competitive the other two. Tyson was very similar to Frazier, yet faster and even stronger, with a much higher knockout percentage.
James B said on 30/Nov/15
Tyson is a not a small man but a legit average so neither tall or short. Up against some of his opponents though like Lennox Lewis etc he looks short yes but take into account Lennox is nearly 8 inches over the average British or American.
6'2 said on 27/Nov/15
5'11 peak lost possibly 5'10 or 5'10.5 today
amaterasu said on 24/Nov/15
In my opinion Tyson was more in 5'10" range rather than just 5'10" flat. His 5'10 1/2 claim makes sense to me, especially in his prime. I think 179cm as a peak height would be fair.
andre said on 16/Oct/15
how can he be a small man if the american general height is 5ft9

i'm myself 5ft6 he would be a giant around me
mike wazowski said on 15/Oct/15
5'11 1/2 was his billed bocing heighy I seen him in new york before and he was a lot fatter loojing and id say hes a legit 5'10 and its said people lose height in their 40s and onwards
Lou said on 14/Oct/15
Did he take any pictures with 6 ft guests?
[Editor Rob: he did, but a lot of this photo sessions Malcolm the photographer (who is 5ft 11.5 and was a good 1.5 inches taller than Tyson) was standing directly in front of Mike, not 'between' Mike/guest, also I know Mike was on tip toes for some shots...]
lol said on 25/Sep/15
He looks like a strong 5'10 in this picture
ArjunaKorale said on 12/Sep/15
Rob, please could you do an entry for Joe Frazier? He was the first man to beat Ali & a big-hearted boxer. Frazier had been listed as 182 & 181 cm (around 5 ft 11.5), but looked more like a flat 5 ft 11 to me...unfortunately, you wouldn't be able to meet him & judge his height as he is dead now.
[Editor Rob: I did see Joe up close at a memorabilia event in 2006, but never got a photo, he wasn't much taller than me then]
Mat 5'10 said on 4/Sep/15
Rob, do you think Tyson right when he gets up in the morning is 180 cm or more like 179.7?
[Editor Rob: he might fall in 5ft 10.75ish range]
RP said on 2/Sep/15
Russell Wilson was measured barefoot @ the NFL @ 5'10 5/8" or 5'10.625"
boxingman23 said on 9/Aug/15
how tall would u say Mike is by bedtime?
[Editor Rob: I think he's probably still close enough to 5ft 10, I think during the day he will hold around 5ft 10 mark.]
Khan said on 2/Aug/15
I'm boxer but not professional, i'met mike in gy. he is taller than you claimb .im 5:11 but iron mike is little bit taller than me
Emil 182-183 cm said on 21/Jul/15
5'10.5 at peak could be possible, Rob?
[Editor Rob: I don't know if he lost height by late 40's or not.]
FlameBoy said on 16/Jul/15
Click Here

mike and Russell Wilson Wilson is listed at 5 ft 11 but looking at this pic is it possible he is only around the same height as mike ?
Karl said on 14/Jul/15
Interesting. so rob if mike is 180 in the morning, and assuming this photo was taken midday, would he be between 178-179?
[Editor Rob: that was lunch-time, he didn't look over 5ft 10 to me.]
Joe said on 13/Jul/15
Rob, do you measure someone's height by their forehead or the actual top of their head?
[Editor Rob: you would put something on top of their head to measure their height.]
Tunman said on 6/Jul/15
Even got up at 5'10 3/8" today morning.
@Rechi g
Would be surprising if he was over 5'11.A solid 5'10 man and even 5'10.25 isn't impossiblefor him.A man would be too modest if he downgrades himself by more than a full inch,that almost never happens...also Holyfield looked more than 2" taller more likely 3"
Tunman said on 5/Jul/15
I'm exactly 5'9.55" at night and yeah I'm exactly 5'10.25" in the morning although sometimes I'm only 5'10 1/8" depending on sleep quality.
Hard to believe that Mike is roughly taller than me.Being frail and only 130-35 Lbs I'm almost sure he's able to kill me with a single kick,not even a strong one,although I must admit I'm much weaker than the average Joe unfortunately.
Joe said on 27/Jun/15
Those who said mike tyson is 5.9 are crazy,he stood up besides tall oppenents but he didnt seem as short as you described him, i'm sure he is 5.11
Lewis said on 25/Jun/15
Interesting comments below. So if mike is 180 cm in the morning, he'd drop to at least 179 cm after five hours?
Rechi g said on 16/Jun/15
I'am 5.11 and i met Tyson, he is bit taller than me. He is modest that's why he said he was 5.10
Nick said on 6/Jun/15
So by the afternoon, would that person still withhold 5'10.25?
[Editor Rob: they should be 5ft 9.75 range if they then end up at night 5ft 9.5-6]
Nick said on 1/Jun/15
Hello Rob, I will to ask you a hypothetical question. Let's say we have a persona out the same height range as Mike, late in the day around evening time, that person would measure about 5'9.5-6. What would be that person's morning height (full eight hours of sleep) be?
[Editor Rob: typically you'd expect on average to be a comfortable 5ft 10.25...some might even be nearly 5ft 10.5, but not as many who would measure around 5ft 10.25 mark.]
hijopotamus said on 26/May/15
Mike meant he is short as a heavyweight boxer.
Emil 182 cm said on 22/May/15
What do you think is the lowest he could measure? 5'9.75?
[Editor Rob: today he might on a bad day be just under 5ft 10. I think he holds around 5ft 10 though if you measured him.]
sunta said on 19/May/15
He is 5.11 in young age he shrinked to 5.10 nowadays
Dong said on 25/Apr/15
he looks 5'10", however i bet he can look 5'9" also. he only looks an inch or so taller than Rob but he isnt standing up straight
184 cm said on 20/Apr/15
@ Sam: He's not calling himself short because he's 5'10, he's calling himself short because he was knocking guys out that were 6'4, 6'5. If you're 5'10 and surrounded by giants you're going to feel short.

And Tyson looks like a legit 5'10 guy, probably wakes up close to 5'11.
Lucho said on 16/Apr/15
Sorry for my bad english , he looks 177.5 cm at most in his prime. Remember his reach is only 71inches and weighing more than 215 lbs always.
Matthew said on 15/Apr/15
5'10.5" was probably a morning measurement. 5'10" flat mid day.
b-mint1994 said on 9/Apr/15
So that's a legit two inch difference huh? Not as big as I thought it would be.
Art said on 3/Apr/15
I will say 5'10, like the great Rocky Marciano. No way 5'11 ,according to HBO, whe Mike was in his prime.
Nick said on 2/Apr/15
What is his Inseam?
todd said on 24/Mar/15
he feels short since hes been fighting men well over 6 foot his whole career
Ramy said on 20/Mar/15
My height ranges between 5'9" and 5'10" (between 176 cm and 178 cm) and I actually call myself tall. The average height of a man worldwide is 5'8" (173 cm)
Beerman28 said on 19/Mar/15
Well, hes not 5'10 for one thing. He doesnt look taller than 5'9 range. Probably 5'9.25 on the dot.
Sam said on 18/Mar/15
5'10 is not short. I guess he's just got a lot of expectations to live up to, but to a lot of people he's already proven himself in the ring. Height means nothing in that regard.
Dong said on 17/Mar/15
He's being modest. he is feared by everyone, no one would mess with tyson. he's not a small guy or a dwarf. and 5'10" is not short
Voiceless Dental Fricative said on 16/Mar/15
In this video Larry Merchant says that they MEASURED Mike Tyson at "around 5'11"

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james said on 8/Mar/15
How does 5'10 make him think he's a dwarf ?
Dingus said on 8/Mar/15
I think he may have had a peak of height of 5'10.50"
jumper said on 6/Mar/15
Cobb was measured in the morning. Thats certaintly not the only pic where Tyson looks 5'9 with other athletes.
EaglesLegendz said on 4/Mar/15
No taller than 5'9. 5'10 Randall Cobb clearly has an inch on him. Click Here
[Editor Rob: Cobb's measured height is 5ft 10.25. Mike appears maybe in the 5ft 9.5 zone there...but like what I said about my photo, height can get added and taken away depending on the camera.]
hanze said on 1/Mar/15
5'10 easily
Charles said on 1/Mar/15
I was an an ameture boxer from 2000-2003 (before I joined the army. I trained at the Golden Gloves Boxing gym in Las Vegas, NV which was located on Washington street, directly across the street grow where Cashman field is today. The Golden Gloves gym has since been torn down. However I am providing this location info so any read can verify this if they liked. I met Mike Tyson in the Golden Gloves Gym in 2001. I stand 5'10, Mike Tyson and I were the same height. However when he put his boxing shoes on, he was a little taller than me. His shoes had a slight lift in the heal which seemed to give him a punching advantage as he threw punches. His shoes were like starting blocks for a sprinter, and they helped him "explode". Check any picture of Tyson fighting and you will see for yourself.

Flat footed Tyson is 5'10. With his boxing shoes on 5'11 1/2 which was his listed boxing height.
Rixton said on 21/Feb/15
Hes 5'9. Im convinced he measured himself in shoes.
Jow said on 19/Feb/15
The reason I was shocked by his "dwarf" description is not because of height (6'0 is my height just so you know), I've seen many 5'10 men who actually tended to be taller when around general populace. But good observation.
Bob said on 16/Feb/15
@ Jow, he uses the term 'dwarf' to describe his height because he's isn't holding the mindset of an average member of the public - he's thinking in respect of himself as a heavyweight boxer, where the champions now are all typically circa 6'5" or even above. He's not thinking about his height the way most people would.

Also, he can often have a self-depreciating manner when talking about himself. It's part of his odd personality which often strays into self-loathing.

I presume you're around that height, hence why you appear irked, but it's really not a comment to dwell on. Let alone take offence to.
Jow said on 16/Feb/15
Should get another photo with him rob, and ask straight forward why does he think 5'10 makes him a dwarf.
[Editor Rob: I don't know if he'd be back to the UK again, last time I remember reading about him not being allowed due to some law change.]
Sebastion said on 11/Feb/15
Had to have had bigger footwear. Looks 5'9 at a push with other measured people.

His 5'10 measurement was obviously with shoes on.
[Editor Rob: he really had no bigger footwear than me but sometimes a photographer's position or camera angle can add some height.]
Sal said on 6/Feb/15
He looks 5'10.5" in this photo. Was he wearing bigger footwear?
[Editor Rob: no, we had quite similar sneaker.]
Mathew said on 5/Feb/15
His 5'10.5" claim was probably from a morning measurement in his boxing days I reckon.
pauly e said on 20/Jan/15
There is a picture of Iron Mike and Randall Cobb on Cobb's instagram. Randall Cobb was measured at 5'10.25 at the combine (it is an early morning height), so Cobb is probably a slighly weak 5'10 in the evening, which is how heights are based on this site.

Cobb looked marginally taller than Tyson but you couldn't see footwear.

If they had similar footwear i would guess Tyson to be 5'9.5.
Rida said on 15/Jan/15
Looks 5'9 max with 6'2 Jerry West. And West looks 6'2 max with 6'2 Eddie Murray and 6'2 Marcus Allen.

He aint 5'10, no way
Clay said on 11/Jan/15
thisguy says on 2/Jan/15
i always thought he was 5'9

Well now you know he's 5'10''.

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