Ron Lyle Record & Stats

Ron Lyle Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 24 years and 3 months, Ron Lyle fought 51 times with 43 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on August 18, 1995, Lyle's boxing record stood at 43-7-1 (31 KO wins, 4 KO losses).

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Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Feb 12, 1941
Nov 26, 2011 (70 years)
Apr 23, 1971
31 (60.8%)
192 cm
193 cm
Ape Index
1 cm
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Ron Lyle's record and stats
Ron Lyle's Record

      Ron Lyle was an American professional boxer. He was born in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. on February 12, 1941. Lyle made his professional boxing debut at the age of 30 on April 23, 1971. Lyle died on November 26, 2011 at the age of 70 years.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights51
      KO Wins31
      Total Title Wins0
      Title Defenses0
      Title-Fight KO Wins0
      Losses via KO4
      51Aug 18, 199554Dave SlaughterWinTKO2
      50Jun 9, 199554Ed StricklandWinKO2
      49May 12, 199554Tim PollardWinTKO2
      48Apr 7, 199554Bruce JohnsonWinKO4
      47Oct 24, 198039 Gerry CooneyLossKO1
      46Aug 23, 198039George O'MaraWinKO10
      45Jun 19, 198039Al NeumannWinTKO10
      44Dec 12, 197938Lynn BallLossTKO2
      43May 12, 197938Scott LeDouxWinSD
      42Apr 6, 197938Fili MoalaWinTKO8
      41Jun 3, 197837Horace RobinsonWinRTD8
      40Sep 14, 197736Stan WardWinMD
      39Mar 20, 197736 Joe BugnerWinSD
      38Nov 6, 197635Jimmy YoungLossUD
      37Sep 11, 197635Kevin IsaacWinTKO7
      36Jan 24, 197634 George ForemanLossKO5
      35Sep 13, 197534 Earnie ShaversWinTKO6
      34May 16, 197534 Muhammad Ali LossTKO11
      33Feb 11, 197533Jimmy YoungLossUD
      32Dec 13, 197433Al JonesWinTKO5
      31Sep 17, 197433Boone KirkmanWinTKO8
      30Jul 16, 197433 Jimmy EllisWinUD
      29Mar 19, 197433 Oscar BonavenaWinUD
      28Nov 17, 197332Gregorio PeraltaDrawPTS
      27Oct 31, 197332Larry MiddletonWinUD
      26Oct 4, 197332Jürgen BlinWinTKO2
      25Oct 4, 197332Jose Luis GarciaWinKO3
      24Jul 3, 197332Lou BaileyWinUD
      23Jun 11, 197332Wendell NewtonWinSD
      22May 12, 197332Gregorio PeraltaWinUD
      21Apr 14, 197332Bob StallingsWinUD
      20Feb 9, 197331 Jerry QuarryLossUD
      19Dec 9, 197231Larry MiddletonWinKO3
      18Oct 28, 197231Luis Faustino PiresWinKO3
      17Sep 29, 197231Buster MathisWinKO2
      16Jul 11, 197231Vicente RondónWinTKO2
      15May 25, 197231Mike BoswellWinTKO7
      14May 10, 197231Mel TurnbowWinTKO4
      13Mar 25, 197231George JohnsonWinKO3
      12Jan 22, 197230Chuck LeslieWinTKO2
      11Dec 18, 197130Bill DroverWinKO2
      10Nov 26, 197130Jack O'HalloranWinKO4
      9Nov 10, 197130Joe E LewisWinKO3
      8Oct 9, 197130Manuel RamosWinUD
      7Sep 1, 197130Eddie LandWinTKO7
      6Aug 11, 197130Frank NiblettWinKO9
      5Jul 24, 197130Leroy CaldwellWinUD
      4Jul 16, 197130Edmund StewartWinTKO2
      3Jun 19, 197130Gary BatesWinKO3
      2May 22, 197130Art MillerWinKO5
      1Apr 23, 197130A J StaplesWinTKO2

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      Ron Lyle was 192 cm tall (6' 3.59") with a reach of 193 cm (6' 3.98"). He used to fight out of the orthodox stance and presented an ape-index of 1 cm (0.39"). Lyle had a 60.8% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Ron Lyle's professional boxing career spanned more than 24 years — from 1971 to 1995.

      Lyle made his debut against A J Staples at the age of 30 on April 23, 1971, defeating Staples via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 18 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 16 wins via stoppage.

      Lyle had his first world title fight at the age of 34 on May 16, 1975 after 33 professional fights, against Muhammad Ali for the WBA, WBC, and The Ring titles. He lost to Ali via 11th round TKO.

      Some of Lyle's best fights and notable victories include wins over Earnie Shavers, George O'Mara, Horace Robinson, Al Neumann, Fili Moala, Kevin Isaac, and Dave Slaughter.

      Ron Lyle had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career — one of them in a title bout and six in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Jerry Quarry via 12 round unanimous decision on February 9, 1973, which ended his 19-fight win streak. He was stopped four times and lost three times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Ron Lyle's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Dave Slaughter at 54 years of age, on August 18, 1995. Lyle won the fight via 2nd round TKO.

      Lyle retired from professional boxing with a record of 43-7-1, which included 31 knockout wins and four losses via knockout.

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