Coming October 31: “Off The Ropes: The Ron Lyle Story”. Revised edition, with a new foreword by Showtime boxing analyst and International Boxing Hall of Fame member, Al Bernstein. Available for PRE-ORDER NOW!
Even though Ron Lyle passed away in 2011, and had his greatest run in the 1970’s, he is still discussed today as a fierce competitor and one One Bad Motherf*cker. See below for some select memories of Ron Lyle, and see here for a search of the latest tweets about Lyle.
Sure would not be Lyle or Ali. https://t.co/onISZXcftV
— George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) May 17, 2018
it’s funny, he never won a title, but if he was around today, Ron Lyle would trash every heavyweight out there. certified goon. #boxing
— The Sicilian Shooter (Saifullah) (@vinnie_paz) July 23, 2012
Ron Lyle’s like, “Who you calling dope?” https://t.co/2opVYWgEsa
— Michael Ezra (@realmikeezra) July 25, 2018
I thought Lyle was all hype; never believed his record. But did I learn better https://t.co/VYfORkuqtQ
— George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) July 10, 2018
“Nobody Laughs At An Unfunny Clown,” Ali and Lyle, International Boxing, October ’75 pic.twitter.com/rX9baHroUf
— Kid Lefty (@fistiana) May 16, 2018
— Boxing History (@BoxingHistory) May 26, 2018
Ron Lyle hit me hardest https://t.co/yIOU3aQU3k
— George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) January 20, 2017
Love having discussion with boxing fans–in the middle of one right now on most talented fighter who did NOT win a world title. some great names being brought up. I said Bernard Taylor–others include Howard Davis Jr, Oba Carr, Rocky Jaurez.
— Al Bernstein (@AlBernstein) July 8, 2018
— Tom Gray (@Tom_Gray_Boxing) February 17, 2017
Astros-Dodgers tonite reminds me of that great Ron Lyle-@GeorgeForeman fight. Rock ‘em, sock ‘em. PS- Houston (Foreman) won that one.
— Bruce Trampler (@BruceTrampler) October 30, 2017
There’s a lot of talk about Wlad’s all-time great stats, but I imagine him in the ring with Ron Lyle right now and I don’t see him hanging
— Douglass Fischer (@dougiefischer) April 26, 2015
Amir Mansour can be a bit like Ron Lyle, yeah, he may not win all the time at a certain level but his power always makes things fun #boxing
— Heat Wave Kim (@steveucnlive) April 5, 2014
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