Tracy Byrd (boxer)

Tracy Byrd
Real nameTracy Michelle Byrd
Nickname(s)The Lady
Weight(s) Super bantamweight Lightweight
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Born (1964-08-27) August 27, 1964 (age 53)
Flint, Michigan, United States
Boxing record
Total fights24
Wins by KO4


Tracy Byrd (given birth to August 27, 1964, Flint, Michigan) can be an American feminine boxer.

Early life

Byrd originates from a boxing family members: her dad, Joe Byrd, is a previous boxer who currently trains her.Her sibling Antoine once shed to Roy Jones Jr. within a bid to earn the world's Middleweight name, and her various other brother, Chris, can be a previous heavyweight name holder.Tracy Byrd enjoyed athletics since she was a kid. She excelled in senior high school as a golf ball participant. Her brothers Antoine and Chris, nevertheless, motivated her into checking out boxing, therefore she begun to go to the Byrd boxing fitness center, possessed by her dad.

Professional career

On her behalf first professional combat, August 6, 1996, the then 32-year-old boxer beat Sue Chase with a decision in four rounds in Flint. Her initial three fights had been kept in Flint, and she gained initial circular knockouts in professional battles number 2 and three.Her fourth combat, a rematch with Run after in January 28, 1997, occurred just outdoors Flint, in Detroit. Byrd once again outpointed Run after over four rounds.After beating Dee Dufoe by decision in six in what ended up being her first combat held outside Michigan (the combat happened in Indio, California), Byrd was presented with the chance to challenge for a global championship for the very first time: On August 2, 1997, she defeated defending champion Nora Daigle to be the IFBA world Light-weight champion, in Biloxi, Mississippi.Byrd retained the name on Oct 24 using a fourth-round knockout of Bethanny Payne in NJ. After this combat, and since Byrd continuing undefeated in nine battles, Byrd was presented with some interest by boxing periodicals like the Band and KO. But, on her behalf second defense, kept on June 30, 1998, she dropped her name, and her undefeated tag, to Russian Zulfia Koutdoussova, who, as a result, inherited the mass media interest that Byrd was getting.Byrd rebounded with 3 consecutive decision wins, and she was presented with a second possibility at learning to be a world champ, when she met Laura Serrano of Mexico on Sept 2, 1999. She dropped with a ten-round decision in Tunica, Mississippi, for the WIBF's globe Lightweight title.Byrd then became popular 2 yrs from boxing, making a decision to lose excess weight and come back being a Junior Light-weight in 2001. Originally, she had achievement fighting at a lesser weight course, conquering the vacant IFBA intercontinental name using a ten-round unanimous decision over Brenda Vickers on, may 19, at Ignacio, Colorado.Her next combat was for the IFBA world Featherweight name, on July 7. She dropped that world tournament bid, getting outpointed over ten rounds by Layla McCarter. This is the start of a five combat shedding streak for Byrd. Those fights were dropped by decision, plus they included two even more loss to McCarter, another reduction to Koutdoussova, and a beat as a result of Isra Girgrah.Despite losing five situations within a row, she was presented with yet another globe title possibility, when, on March 22, 2003, she faced Agnieszka Rylik for the WIBO globe Jr. Welterweight name. Byrd became a global champion for the next period, when she defeated Rylik with a ten-round divide decision in NEVADA, Nevada.Her next, therefore far last, combat, took place in June 28 of this calendar year, when she and Puerto Rico's Belinda Laracuente drew (tied) within an eight rounds nontitle bout held at Coconut Grove, Florida.Byrd includes a record of thirteen wins, seven loss and one pull, with four wins by knockout, she's not been knocked out while a professional.

Championships and accomplishments

2001 IFBA Intercontinental Super Featherweight Name 1998 IWBF Light-weight Name 1997 IFBA Light-weight Title (1 protection)

Professional boxing record

Professional record brief summary 24 battles 13 wins 10 deficits By knockout 4 1 By decision 9 9 Pulls 1 Zero. Result Record Opponent Type Circular, time Date Area Notes 24 Reduction Laura Serrano RTD 2006-04-01 Sky Ute Internet casino, Ignacio, Colorado, USA 23 Reduction Valanna McGee UD 2005-08-26 Radisson Resort, Sacramento, California, USA 22 Reduction Kara Ro UD 2005-02-18 Condition Good Grounds, Detroit, Michigan, USA 21 Pull Belinda Laracuente PTS 2003-06-28 Seminole Internet casino, Coconut Creek, Florida, USA 20 Get Agnieszka Rylik SD 2003-03-22 Mandalay Bay Vacation resort & Casino, NEVADA, Nevada, USA 19 Reduction Layla McCarter SD 2003-03-07 Town Middle Pavilion, Reno, Nevada, USA 18 Reduction Layla McCarter MD 2003-02-15 Caesars Palace, NEVADA, Nevada, USA 17 Reduction Zulfia Kutdyusova UD 2002-04-26 Ramada Resort O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, USA 16 Reduction Isra Girgrah SD 2002-02-28 Wyndham Resort, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 15 Reduction Layla McCarter UD 2001-07-07 Sky Ute Internet casino, Ignacio, Colorado, USA International Feminine Boxers Association Globe featherweight name 14 Get Brenda Vickers UD 2001-05-19 Sky Ute Internet casino, Ignacio, Colorado, USA 13 Reduction Laura Serrano UD 1999-09-02 Yellow metal Strike Internet casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA 12 Get Carla Witherspoon UD 1999-07-31 IMA Sports activities Market, Flint, Michigan, USA 11 Get Vicki Woods UD 1999-03-11 Yellow metal Strike Internet casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA 10 Get Corrine Geeris UD 1998-11-13 Jackpot Junction Internet casino, Morton, Minnesota, USA vacant International Women's Boxing Federation Globe lightweight name 9 Reduction Zulfia Kutdyusova UD 1998-06-30 Woman Luck Gambling establishment, Lula, Mississippi, USA International Feminine Boxers Association Globe lightweight name 8 Get Bethany Payne KO 1997-10-24 Woman Luck Gambling establishment, Lula, Mississippi, USA International Feminine Boxers Association Globe lightweight name 7 Get Nora Daigle UD 1997-08-02 Grand Gambling establishment, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA International Feminine Boxers Association Globe lightweight name 6 Get Dee Dufoe UD 1997-05-17 Dream Springs Gambling establishment, Indio, California, USA 5 Get Vicki Woods TKO 1997-03-18 IMA Sports activities Industry, Flint, Michigan, USA 4 Get Sue Run after UD 1997-01-28 The Palace, Auburn Hillsides, Michigan, USA 3 Get Shannon Williams TKO 1996-10-19 Dearborn, Michigan, USA 2 Get Kathleen Ridell TKO 1996-10-08 IMA Sports activities Industry, Flint, Michigan, USA 1 Get Sue Run after PTS 1996-08-06 IMA Sports activities Industry, Flint, Michigan, USA

See also

List of feminine boxers