Donovan Ruddock

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Donovan "Razor" Ruddock (born December 21, 1963) is a Jamaican Canadian former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 2001, and in 2015.wikipedia
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Mike Tyson

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He is known for his two fights against Mike Tyson in 1991, and a fight against Lennox Lewis in 1992.
Attempting to regain the titles, Tyson defeated Donovan Ruddock twice in 1991, but pulled out of a fight with then-undisputed heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield (who had defeated Douglas later in 1990) due to a rib injury.

Lennox Lewis

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He is known for his two fights against Mike Tyson in 1991, and a fight against Lennox Lewis in 1992.
After winning his first 21 fights, he defeated Donovan Ruddock in 1992 to take over the number one position in the WBC rankings.

Michael Dokes

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Ruddock was also known for his exceptional punching power: one of the best examples of his left hand power was his knockout of former WBA heavyweight champion Michael Dokes in 1990.
Dokes was knocked out by Donovan Ruddock in 1990.

Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock II

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A rematch was held June 28, 1991 and lasted a full 12 rounds.
Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock II, billed as "The Rematch", was a professional boxing match contested on June 28, 1991.

Weston, Toronto

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At age 11, he left Jamaica with his family and moved to Toronto, settling in the city's Weston neighbourhood.

Emery Collegiate Institute

Ruddock attended Emery Collegiate Institute and Westview Centennial Secondary School, when he was a teenager.

Lennox Lewis vs. Donovan Ruddock

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Lennox Lewis vs. Donovan Ruddock, billed as "The Fight for the Right" was a professional boxing match contested on October 31, 1992.

Richard Steele (referee)

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Referee Richard Steele stopped the fight in Tyson's favor after round 7.
Among his other notable fights were Aaron Pryor's knock out Alexis Argüello in their ten rounds in their rematch and Mike Tyson's defeat of Donovan Ruddock in 1991, Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns' 1985 middleweight championship bout, Hagler's 1987 loss to Sugar Ray Leonard, and the first of two fights between Julio César Chávez and Meldrick Taylor, which he stopped with 2 seconds remaining of the final round.

Greg Page (boxer)

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After losing to Tyson for the second time, Ruddock picked up victories over former heavyweight champion Greg Page and got a win over undefeated hope Phil Jackson; both fights again were won by KO.
Page continued to fight and, in 1992, fought the Jamaican Donovan "Razor" Ruddock.

Mike Weaver (boxer)

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After taking 10 months off after rehabilitation Ruddock made a full recovery to the doctors' surprise and resumed his boxing career winning 9 straight fights, 8 of them by KO also picking up an impressive decision win over former WBA heavyweight title-holder Mike Weaver before winning the Canadian heavyweight championship by a first-round knockout against Ken Lakusta in 1988.

Riddick Bowe

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The bout was an official WBC Final Eliminator and seen as an elimination bout for the opportunity to face the winner of the upcoming Bowe - Holyfield match.
A couple of weeks earlier in London, Bowe's old Olympic rival, Lennox Lewis, knocked out Canadian Donovan "Razor" Ruddock in two rounds, establishing himself as the World Boxing Council's number one contender.

Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock

Mar 18, 1991
Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock, billed as "The Fight of the Year", was a professional boxing match contested on March 18, 1991.

Phil Jackson (boxer)

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After losing to Tyson for the second time, Ruddock picked up victories over former heavyweight champion Greg Page and got a win over undefeated hope Phil Jackson; both fights again were won by KO.
Known as "The Enforcer", Jackson began his career in 1988 on a tear, winning his first 25 fights mostly by KO, setting up a bout with hard-punching Canadian top contender Razor Ruddock in 1992.

Egerton Marcus

After building up a winning streak against journeymen opponents, Ruddock won the Canadian heavyweight title for a second time with a tenth round win over Egerton Marcus in October 2001, then retired with a record of 38 wins (28 KOs), 5 losses and 1 draw.
Marcus's career then veered off track, culminating with a TKO loss to Donovan Ruddock at heavyweight.

James Broad

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He fought the likes of James Smith, Razor Ruddock, Tony Tucker, Tim Witherspoon, Johnny du Plooy, Francesco Damiani, and Greg Page.

Tommy Morrison

After more than two years out after the Lewis defeat Ruddock came back in 1994 with a points win over Anthony Wade which led to a fight with Tommy Morrison in 1995.
Morrison won three fights in 1995 before meeting former #1 contender Razor Ruddock.

Reggie Gross

His final fight was in June 1988, on the Tyson/Spinks undercard, where the hard hitting Jamaican Donovan 'Razor' Ruddock bombed him out in two rounds.

World Boxing Council

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The bout was an official WBC Final Eliminator and seen as an elimination bout for the opportunity to face the winner of the upcoming Bowe - Holyfield match.

David Jaco

Although he lost bouts to Mike Tyson, George Foreman, Tommy Morrison, Carl Williams, Tony Tucker, Buster Douglas, Mike Weaver and Oliver McCall, he won bouts against the undefeated Donovan Ruddock, Rick "King Kong" Keller, and many more.

James Smith (boxer)

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In 1989, now aged 36, he took on the young power-punching Jamaican-Canadian Donovan (Razor) Ruddock.

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Donovan "Razor" Ruddock (born December 21, 1963) is a Jamaican Canadian former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 2001, and in 2015.

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Donovan "Razor" Ruddock (born December 21, 1963) is a Jamaican Canadian former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 2001, and in 2015.

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Ruddock was also known for his exceptional punching power: one of the best examples of his left hand power was his knockout of former WBA heavyweight champion Michael Dokes in 1990.

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Ruddock was also known for his exceptional punching power: one of the best examples of his left hand power was his knockout of former WBA heavyweight champion Michael Dokes in 1990.

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At age 11, he left Jamaica with his family and moved to Toronto, settling in the city's Weston neighbourhood.