Originally Posted by Senor Pepe'
Good fighter, who was rushed into a bout with 'Iron' Mike Tyson.
Was only 26 1/2 when fought for the Heavyweight Championship
on October 16, 1987.
And, only had '15-bouts', 15-0-0 (10 KO's).
Another '6' bouts and 18 months, wouldn't have hurt, only helped.
They should have picked his opponents, by using a little 'wit'.
But, the 'nose candy' problem was getting out-of-control.
I remember reading an interview with Lou Duva who said they rushed into the Tyson bout to cash in as Tyrell was an accident waiting to happen.