Starting his career in July 2003 at the age of 18, orthodox boxer Billy Lyell has now been pro for 9 years and has built up a career of 26-11-0. Lyell now moves into the final stages of his career. Lyell's longest KO streak is 3 fights long out of his 37 pro career fights.
Ready to showcase his talent in the pro ranks, Lyell defeated Christian Nash over 4 rounds in his debut to secure his first win (UD) against a durable Nash. Lyell's rise in boxing continued with 19 fights against fighters such as Rob Dula, Jerome Ellis and Tony Cygan. He had a mixed start to his career but mostly successful so far.
On January 23rd, 2004, Lyell took on and was defeated by Jose leo Moreno in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 5-1-0. Lyell's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 4 round fight against the better man. Moreno gave Lyell his first professional loss of his 6 fight career to date. 10 wins followed where Lyell went on to fight Tony Cygan, Cornell Shinholster and Rob Dula amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Lyell went into his next fight against Charles Whittaker on September 30th, 2006 with a career record of 14-3-0. Lyell failed to reach the later rounds of this tough 12 round fight, Whittaker was too much and stopped Lyell early to become the only person to stop Lyell. The fight ended in round 4 via TKO. Lyell's wins continued and went from 14 wins to 15 after he then defeated Jerome Ellis.
Lyell lost to James Kirkland in his next fight. Taking place on February 2nd, 2007, Lyell's career record after this fight stood at 15-4-0. Lyell's fight against James Kirkland was Lyell's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 8th round of the fight.
On April 24th, 2009, Lyell went into action again and beat John Duddy taking the winning record to 20 wins. In what was a true showing of Lyell's technical ability, Lyell got the decision in the 10 round fight, and became the first person to beat Duddy.
Jonathan Gonzalez was next in line for Lyell where unfortunately, he was defeated on February 17th, 2012 taking his record to 25-11-0. Lyell fought and was defeated by Jonathan Gonzalez. Lyell was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent.
Billy Lyell added another win to his record by beating Rashaan abdul Blackburn on February 2nd, 2013, upping his record to 26 wins. Lyell out-boxed Blackburn over 4 rounds in his most recent performance, taking the win via UD and moving on to bigger and better things.