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Ron Lyle

W L D
43 7 1
31 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 51
rounds 323
KOs 61%
 
global ID 226
born 1941-02-12
death date2011-11-26 / age 70
debut1971-04-23 / age 30
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 3″   /   191cm
reach
76″   /   193cm
residence
Denver, Colorado, USA
birth place
Dayton, Ohio, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1995-08-18
222Dave Slaughter2375 17 1
Regency Hotel, Denver, Colorado, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1995-06-09
240Ed Strickland0 19 0
Erlanger, Kentucky, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1995-05-12
230Tim Pollard2204 3 1
Peel's Palace, Erlanger, Kentucky, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1995-04-07
235Bruce Johnson1959 29 1
Erlanger, Kentucky, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
1980-10-24
211Gerry Cooney22523 0 0
Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:49   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Carol CastellanoHarold Lederman
1980-08-23
219George O'Mara19711 2 0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
time: 0:37
1980-06-19
221Al Neumann12 12 2
U. of Puget Sound Fieldhouse, Tacoma, Washington, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
1979-12-12
218Lynn Ball10 4 0
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
LTKO2/10
 L 
TKO
2/10
  
1979-05-12
218Scott LeDoux22525 6 3
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
judges: Chuck Minker 44-45, Harold Buck 45-44, Art Lurie 46-45
Lyle was knocked down in the third round.
1979-04-06
222Fili Moala23710 3 1
Coliseum, San Diego, California, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 1:51   referee: Frank Rustich
1978-06-03
Horace Robinson7 5 0
Denver, Colorado, USA
W RTD7/10
 W  
RTD
7/10
  
referee: Ben Gonzalez
Robinson failed to answer the bell for the 8th round.
1977-09-14
220¾Stan Ward236¼8 0 2
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
judges: Bill Kipp 46-46, Lou Tabat 46-45, Hal Miller 46-45
1977-03-20
218Joe Bugner229¾52 7 1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
judges: Harold Buck 56-54, Art Lurie 54-55, Hal Miller 57-52
1976-11-06
215Jimmy Young210½19 5 2
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Rudy Ortega 111-119   judges: Jack Downey 111-117, Elmer Costa 112-119
1976-09-11
211Kevin Isaac20510 3 1
Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, New York, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:14   referee: Jimmy Devlin
1976-01-24
220George Foreman22640 1 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LKO5/12
 L 
KO
5/12
  
time: 2:28   referee: Charley Roth 18-17 18-17 18-18
vacant NABF heavyweight title
1976 Ring Magazine Fight of the Year
1975-09-13
216Earnie Shavers20649 4 1
Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 0:47   referee: Joe Ullmer
Lyle was knocked down in the 2nd, Shavers down in the 6th round.
1975-05-16
219Muhammad Ali224½46 2 0
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO11/15
 L 
TKO
11/15
  
time: 1:08   referee: Ferd Hernandez   judges: Bill Kipp 49-43, Art Lurie 46-45, John Mangriciana 46-46
WBC World heavyweight title
WBA World heavyweight title
1975-02-11
218Jimmy Young20113 4 2
International Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Walter Cho 42-49   judges: Gilbert Souza 43-48, Wilbert Minn 44-50
1974-12-13
216½Al Jones2129 21 2
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:43
1974-09-17
216½Boone Kirkman20932 4 0
Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:02   referee: Pat McMurtry
Bout was stopped, due to a cut on Kirkman's cheek.
1974-07-16
215Jimmy Ellis193¼39 9 1
Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
judges: Danny Loos 59-55, Jack Cappelli 58-52, Jerry Bohn 59-52
1974-03-19
216Oscar Bonavena20751 8 1
Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Ullmer 52-46   judges: Ray Keech 56-55, Danny Loos 55-51
Lyle was penalised one point in round 10 for a low blow
1973-11-17
212½Gregorio Peralta201½98 9 8
Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1973-10-31
218Larry Middleton20520 3 1
Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 47-43 50-42 47-43
1973-10-04
214Juergen Blin19230 11 6
Denver, Colorado, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:01
1973-08-15
213Jose Luis Garcia221¼24 4 1
Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 1:01
1973-07-03
215Lou Bailey20818 37 5
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Leroy Miller
Bailey down 7 times
1973-06-11
215Wendell Newton22618 10 5
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: John Fitzpatrick 50-43   judges: Dave Beloff 47-45, Joe Sweeney 45-47
1973-05-12
214Gregorio Peralta19596 8 8
Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Ullmer 48-46 47-46 48-47
1973-04-14
219Bob Stallings20917 23 0
Adams Field House, Missoula, Montana, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 98-93 97-93 97-93
1973-02-09
219Jerry Quarry20044 6 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Waldemar Schmidt 4-7   judges: Bill Recht 1-9, Tony Castellano 2-10
1972-12-09
215Larry Middleton21020 2 1
Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:34
Middleton down twice, the second time for the count.
1972-10-28
218Luis Faustino Pires21918 8 1
Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 2:55
1972-09-29
216Buster Mathis26330 3 0
Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:58
1972-07-10
215¾Vicente Rondon201¾36 6 1
Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:41
1972-05-25
212Mike Boswell20113 8 0
Civic Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1972-05-10
213Mel Turnbow2268 11 0
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:59
1972-03-25
218George Johnson22418 21 4
Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 0:31   referee: Jack Cappelli
1972-01-22
217½Chuck Leslie18523 22 5
Auditorium Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:47
1971-12-18
215Bill Drover20731 9 3
Auditorium Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 0:45
The show had two professional bouts and several amateur bouts.
1971-11-26
214Jack O'Halloran23221 12 2
Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
time: 2:15
1971-11-10
216½Joe E Lewis2042 1 1
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1971-10-09
210½Manuel Ramos210½24 19 3
Auditorium Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ray Keech
1971-09-01
211Eddie Land2176 12 0
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1971-08-11
209Frank Niblett18615 40 11
Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO9/10
 W  
KO
9/10
  
1971-07-24
213Leroy Caldwell20011 7 1
Playboy Club Hotel, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA
W UD5/5
 W  
UD
5/5
  
1971-07-16
211Edmund Stewart2074 7 2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1971-06-19
210Gary Bates21116 13 2
Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline, Nevada, USA
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
time: 2:20
1971-05-22
214Art Miller18524 34 3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO5/6
 W  
KO
5/6
  
referee: Tommy Rawson
1971-04-23
212A J Staples18810 5 0
Auditorium Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
Pro debut for Lyle.
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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