Darryl Tyson

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Darryl Tyson
Statistics
Real name Darryl Tyson
Rated at Lightweight
Junior Welterweight
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality United States American
Born (1960-10-17) October 17, 1960 (age 53)
Washington, D.C.
Boxing record
Total fights 65
Wins 50
Wins by KO 24
Losses 14
Draws 1
No contests 0

Darryl Tyson (born October 17, 1960) is a former American professional boxer. He is a former WBC Continental Americas lightweight champion and former USBA and NABF champion in the lightweight and junior welterweight divisions.

Professional career[edit]

Tyson began boxing professionally in 1982 and has faced a number of tough opponents in his 20 years of boxing. On August 15, 1986, he lost by unanimous decision in his first world title shot to Jimmy Paul for the IBF lightweight title. On December 5, 1992, Tyson lost in his second world title shot by unanimous decision to Miguel Ángel González for the WBC lightweight title. In his next fight, Tyson fought former WBA lightweight champion Livingstone Bramble to a draw. Tyson lost to Rafael Ruelas and Roger Mayweather in his next two fights. In 1995, Tyson lost to Freddie Pendleton by technical knockout in round ten. In 1996, he was knocked out in the second round by Oscar De La Hoya. He would lose his next three fights to Shea Neary, Diosbelys Hurtado, and Zab Judah. In 2000, Tyson defeated Emmanuel Clottey by split decision. Four years later, he lost to DeMarcus Corley.

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