Tyrone James

Tyrone was born into an athletic family. His Father Derrell was a standout Football player who ended up playing pro ball for the Oklahoma Outlaws in the USFL and was a teammate of former Washington Redskin Quarterback Doug Williams. His Uncle Jerry was a National Golden Glove champion in 1988 and also just missed out on the 1988 Olympics even though he knocked out the US representative Anthony Hembrick. Both his Dad and Uncle ended up working in law enforcement and both are now retired.

Tyrone started Boxing at age 10 and went on to have an outstanding amateur career becoming a 5 time JO champion as well as a Nebraska Golden Glove champion. In all, Tyrone had 95 amateur bouts winning 79 of them.

Tyrone currently works as a sanitation man in Suffolk, Long Island, NY when he is not fighting. He has 2 sons, Dylan age 5, and Tyrone Jr. age 2. He also has 2 Brothers, Anthony and Leslie, and 2 Sisters, Natasha and Ashley.
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