|Real name||Darryl Tyson|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
October 17, 1960 |
|Wins by KO||24|
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.
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.