Mike's artwork from the Japanese "Street Fighter V" website.
|Birthplace||Oklahoma, United States of America|
|Measurements (Bust, Waist, Hip)||N/A|
|Fighting Style||Heavyweight Boxing|
This article is not to be confused with fellow Street Fighter character Balrog, whose first name in the Japanese version of the games is also Mike.
Heavyweight boxer Mike spent some time in prison for robbery. During his time there, he learnt to box. When he was set free, he started to look for fights in order to raise money to help the poor in addition to contributing to his community by teaching children how to box. He loves his family and has a good relationship with his sister who is five years younger than him.
- Mike is based on the retired Boxer, Mike Tyson.
- It was originally believed that Mike was the African-American fighter who was punched by the blond fighter in the Street Fighter II intro but the Street Fighter V website later revealed that the African-American character in the intro is a different character named Max while the blonde fighter is named Scott.
- Mike was also originally speculated to be Balrog (whose Japanese name is Mike Bison). In a 2010 Q&A session on Capcom of Japan's website, it was said that they probably are the same character. However, the Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia (hardcover version) lists them as separate individuals as does the Street Fighter V website, which has a separate character page for Mike with redesigned artwork for him.
- Up until their new artwork was released for the Street Fighter V website, Mike and Joe were the only fighters never to be officially featured in any other Street Fighter related media outside the original game.