Tim Ryan was a lead boxing announcer during the 1970s and 1980s for Mutual Radio, NBC, CBS, and fights shown on Closed-circuit television. Notable fights Ryan called include Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, Floyd Patterson vs. Charlie Green, Floyd Patterson vs. Oscar Bonavena, Monroe Brooks vs. Bruce Curry, Bernard Hopkins vs. Glen Johnson, Thomas Hearns vs. Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard, Ray Mancini vs. Deuk-Koo Kim. His color commentators for boxing were Angelo Dundee, Gil Clancy, and Sugar Ray Leonard.
Awards and Recognition
- 1986 Sam Taub Award - The Boxing Writers Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award