George Foreman vs. Ron Lyle

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George Foreman vs. Ron Lyle
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Date: 
Saturday, January 24, 1976
Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
Rounds Scheduled: 
12
Contracted Weight: 
Heavyweight
Referee: 
Charley Roth

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In one of the most brutal fights in boxing history, knockout artists and Muhammad Ali knockout victims George Foreman and Ron Lyle square off to get back into the title picture. Lyle hurts Foreman with a big right hand at the end of the opening round, but Foreman comes back to hurt Lyle a minute into the second round; however, the timekeeper errs and stops the round a full minute early as Foreman is pummeling Lyle against the ropes. Lyle hurts Foreman early in the fourth and sends him down on his side after an accumulation of blows. Foreman gets right back up and trades bombs with Lyle until Lyle crumples on his side. Lyle beats the count, but Foreman has him hurt and bombs away until Lyle somehow comes back and hurts Foreman again, dropping him on his side with a right hand. Foreman miraculously beats the count after the bell sounds to end arguably the greatest round of all time. Lyle hurts Foreman again early in the fifth, but Foreman stays on his feet and trades bombs with him, neither man able to defend himself anymore. Lyle is unable to keep his hands up as Foreman rains bombs on his head in the corner, and he finally collapses face down on the canvas. Lyle tries to get up but collapses on his back and is counted out to end an epic confrontation.




Fan Cards: George Foreman vs. Ron Lyle


scorecard by JTL
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GEORGE FOREMAN
9
10
10
9
38
RON LYLE
10
9
10
10
39


scorecard by BOXING KNOWLEDGE
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GEORGE FOREMAN
9
10
10
8
37
RON LYLE
10
9
9
10
38


scorecard by RORSCHACH
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GEORGE FOREMAN
9
10
10
8
37
RON LYLE
10
9
9
10
38


scorecard by COREY WILLINGER
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GEORGE FOREMAN
9
10
10
8
37
RON LYLE
10
9
9
10
38


scorecard by ACERBITAS
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GEORGE FOREMAN
9
10
10
8
37
RON LYLE
10
9
9
10
38


scorecard by CHRISTIANTHEPEARSON
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
GEORGE FOREMAN
9
10
10
8
37
RON LYLE
10
9
9
10
38


Comments

rorschach's picture

Jesus what a fight!!