Tyler Howard Q&A
When did you start boxing and why?
In 2002, following in my older brothers footsteps
What is your first memory in the sport?
Watching my father knock Eric Brown out in Kissimmee, Florida in 1999.
Which fighters do you pattern yourself after?
Who are your favorite current or recent pro fighters?
Canelo and Terence Crawford are my favorite active fighters. Roy Jones Jr is my favorite all time fighter.
Do you have a hidden talent?
Master at binge watching TV shows.
What’s something most people don’t know about you?
The scar above my right eye is a birthmark. I have had 13 surgeries on it in my lifetime.
Who are your favorite pro sports teams and non-boxing athletes?
LeBron James. Tennessee Titans. Much more of a college sports fan. Tennessee Vols is my team.
What languages are you fluent in?
English but I understand some German.
What’s your favorite movie?
Dark Knight Rises
What’s your favorite TV show?
Do you have a favorite quote?
Don’t Quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
What artists are most heavily featured on your playlist in camp?
I listen to every genre of music other than heavy metal.
Do you have any superstitions or pre-fight rituals?
Everything has to be an even number.
Where do you want to be 5 years from now?
Financially stable and successful in my boxing career. Married to my beautiful fiancé Maddison.
If I wasn’t a professional boxer, I would be…
Putting my economics degree to use and working a full-time job.
What or who is the biggest motivation in your life and why?
Becoming successful in boxing would allow me to support my family without worry. Knowing that it can change my families life and mine with one fight is a huge motivation. Once I have the money, I’ll be able to multiply it through investments and what I’ve learned in my property management job.
Hustlas Ambition by 50 cent.