- "YESSS!! Sum damn pigfucker! Wid a bangin' on em motha fuk'n ass wipes! (I certainly gave you what for, you swine!!! I trounced those little nitwits' hineys!!!!)"
— Jerry Tyson
Jerry Tyson (ジェリー・タイソン, Jerī Taison; "Jerry Tyson"), also known as the Rocket Man, was the affiliated fighter for 22nd FAX Corporation. After his loss in the Kengan Annihilation Tournament preliminaries, he joined Katahara Sayaka as a commentator for the tournament. In the two years after the tournament, Jerry has since retired as an affiliated fighter and has become a Kengan Association official.
Jerry is well-built muscular black man with short black hair, a thick black moustache and noticeably gleaming smile; he always tends to have a jovial animated facial expression. Jerry wears dark pants held up by bridges and a white shirt (with the sleeves rolled up), finishing his outfit with a bowtie.
Jerry is a very loud, animated person. He is somewhat arrogant, thinking that his fighting style is invincible, but after being defeated by Tokita Ohma he now respects the strength of others and can strike up a sense of camaraderie with other like-minded people quickly.
Jerry Tyson excelled at sports from a young age, especially in sprinting, so much so that he was selected for the US All Star Team at the tender age of 15. At 17, Jerry moved to China due to his father's work and there he discovered Chinese wushu. After five years of learning Xing Yi Quan, Jerry had become powerful enough to overcome his master and, after contemplating the forms of the martial arts, he developed his own style because imitate weapons is better than imitate animals seven years later.
A participant in the Kengan Annihilation Tournament preliminaries, Jerry knocked out multitudes of opposing fighters with his unique martial arts style. Encountering Tokita Ohma, he challenged the fighter but was eventually defeated by Ohma's incredible defences.
Jerry was later seen commentating the battles alongside Katahara Sayaka throughout the rest of the main tournament.
As one of the Kengan Association's officials, Jerry was said to be helping Katahara Sayaka in negotiations with the anti-Nogi cliques of the Kengan Association regarding the upcoming tournament situation.
Powers & Abilities
Jerry uses a modified form of Xing Yi Quan (形意拳, Xìng Yì Quán; lit. Form-Intention Fist); while the original martial art involves imitating animal movements, Jerry's form of Xing Yi Quan imitates modern weaponry. He is a moderately powerful fighter, though not on the level of the fighters who made it to the Kengan Annihilation Tournament. Possibly due to his history with Chinese wushu, Jerry has keen eyes for fighters and can explain the situation of fights aptly; an example of his knowledge was his intimate awareness of the secret technique of the "Heavenly Wolf Fist".
A headbutt that imitates a hand grenade.
Patriot Scud (ＰＡＴＲＩＯＴ ＳＣＵＤ, Patoriotto Sukkado)
An even stronger and quicker attack than the SCUD Missile, in which Jerry's lower posture, charging head-first instead of arms-first, allows for less air resistance and greater momentum. Doing so sacrifices his defensive ability to focus entirely on offense.
SCUD Missile (ＳＣＵＤ ＭＩＳＳＩＬＥ, Sukkado Misairu)
A powerfully quick charging attack that can knock back anything in its way. Jerry holds his hands in fists in front of him as he runs, and he is able to maintain high speeds and turn on a dime, meaning that even if it is dodged he can change course instantly as his whole body works together to manoeuvre at top speed. In addition, anyone that attempts to attack him from the side also ends up violently knocked back due to the incredible momentum he possesses. However, this same momentum makes it difficult for him to brake.
Notes & Trivia
- Jerry is from Detroit, Michigan.
- He apparently used to work as a detective before becoming an affiliated fighter.
- Jerry wants to live in Beverly Hills.
- He retired from the Kengan matches because he felt like his strength was giving up on him after a number of consecutive defeats.