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Mr. Dream
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Statistics
Nickname(s) The Legendary

Another Champion

Rated at 235 lbs. (107 kg)
Age ??
From Dreamland
Stance Orthodox
First appearance Punch-Out!! featuring Mr. Dream (August 1990)
Boxing record
Rank Another World Circuit Champion
Total fights 99
Wins 99
Wins by KO 99
Losses 0

Mr. Dream (Mr. ドリーム Mr. Dorīmu) made his only appearance in a re-release of Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! now referred to as Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream in the game's re-release. Mr. Dream replaces Mike Tyson as the final opponent of the game, whom Little Mac faces in the Dream Fight at the end. He has the same fighting style and design as Mike Tyson, but an even better fighting record. The pass code to fight him is 007 373 5963.

Appearances[]

Punch-Out!! featuring Mr. Dream (1990)[]

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Due to Mr. Dream being a simple head-swap and recolor of Mike Tyson, Mr. Dream fights in exactly the same manner as Mike Tyson in Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!. For the first 90 seconds of the first round, Mr. Dream can floor Mac with only one uppercut. The player can block these punches to reduce the impact, but it isn't recommended, as they will end up with little health left after that. While Mr. Dream can't use these forever, his punches are quick and his reaction time is top-notch.

Attacks:

    • Uppercut: Mr. Dream throws an uppercut. In Round 1, these will result in a knockdown. After that, they do much less damage. These can be dodged or ducked.
    • Hook: Mr. Dream winks and throws a straight hook. The side he winks on indicates the arm he will use.
    • Jab: Mr. Dream throws a quick jab. This can be blocked to land a left body blow.
    • Blink Hooks: Mr. Dream blinks rapidly, and throws multiple hooks in a row. It is possible to jab him while he is blinking.

Instant Knockdown[]

  • Jab Mr. Dream right before he opens his eyes after blinking to throw his rapid Jabs. If you do it too early you can still get a star from it and get knocked out.

Quotes[]

Mr. Dream uses the same set of quotes as Mike Tyson.

Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream (NES):

  • "Hey! Is this kid a joke? Where's the real challenger"
  • "They say I can't lose. I say you can't win!"
  • "You think the speed of your fingers can match the strength of my fists?"
  • "Your experience doesn't match mine. Go home and practice!"
  • "If I knock you down, don't get up!"
  • "Great fighting!! You were tough, Mac! I've never seen such finger speed before." (ending)

Trivia[]

  • Mike Tyson was removed because his contract expired. Since he had lost the title to James "Buster" Douglas by that point, Nintendo made no attempt to negotiate a new contract with him. Tyson was however, slated to appear in a sequel of his own (Power Punch II) where he would be the protagonist, but as a result of his imprisonment, Nintendo lost interest and instead used a generic boxer named Mark Tyler.
  • The only difference with his sprite edit of Piston Honda is that he stays in his spot if he wins against Little Mac.
  • With a record of 99-0 before facing Little Mac (with all of his victories being KOs), Mr. Dream has the best known fighting record of the opponent boxers in the entire Punch-Out!! series.
  • Mr. Dream also bears a striking resemblance to Rocky Marciano, a heavyweight champion who won all of his boxing matches until his retirement.


Rule infractions[]

As per the unified rules of boxing established by the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combat Sports:

  • His age is unknown, meaning he did not acquire a legitimate boxing license.
  • His taunts between rounds are disrespectful to the fight and opponent.
  • His Blink Hooks count as rapid punches, which are not allowed in boxing.

Mr. Dream has 3 infractions.

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