People: Aug. 17, 1987

It was a coronation fit for Don King. Earlier in the evening Mike Tyson had won a unanimous decision over Tony Tucker, thereby making Tyson the first fighter in a decade to be simultaneously recognized as the World Heavyweight Boxing champion by all three of the sport's ruling bodies: the World Boxing Association, the World Boxing Council and the International Boxing Federation. So to mark the occasion, Promoter King decided to mount a "throneization" at the Las Vegas Hilton. With Actor Dennis Hopper, Comic Eddie Murphy and former King of Boxing Muhammad Ali in attendance, King presented Tyson with a blue...