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John Ruiz

W L D
44 9 1
30 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 55
rounds 331
KOs 55%
 
global ID 4655
US ID002415
aliasThe Quiet Man
born 1972-01-04
debut1992-08-20 / age 20
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
reach
78″   /   198cm
residence
Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
birth place
Methuen, Massachusetts, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2010-04-03
231David Haye22223 1 0
M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
LTKO9/12
 L 
TKO
9/12
  
time: 2:01   referee: Guillermo Perez Pineda   judges: Stanley ChristodoulouHubert EarleOve Ovesen
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Aurelio Fiengo)
Ruiz down twice in the 1st, once late in the 5th and once in the 6th. Haye nick to right eyebrow in the 1st round. Haye deducted a point in the 1st for hitting the back of Ruiz's head.
2009-11-07
227Adnan Serin21519 10 1
Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg (Nürnberg), Bayern, Germany
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 1:34   referee: Josef Temml   judges: Ingo BarrabasJan ChristensenRainer Schwarz
Adnan Serin's corner threw in the towel.
2008-08-30
239Nikolay Valuev317¾48 1 0
Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Derek Milham   judges: Ove Ovesen 111-116, Antonio Requena 113-116, Takeshi Shimakawa 113-114
vacant WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Robert Mack)
2008-03-08
233Jameel McCline26838 8 3
Plaza de Toros, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Laurence Cole   judges: Guillermo Ayon 117-111, Victor Manuel Cervantes 118-110, Julie Lederman 119-109
WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator
2007-10-13
238Otis Tisdale25025 18 1
Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 0:45   referee: Pete Podgorski   judges: Scott DexterMike FitzgeraldDave Smith
2006-11-18
238Ruslan Chagaev229¼21 0 1
Burg-Waechter Castello, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Derek Milham   judges: Stanley Christodoulou 111-117, Jesus Cova 115-114, Pinit Prayadsab 112-116
WBA Heavyweight Title Eliminator
2005-12-17
237¾Nikolay Valuev32442 0 0
Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany
LMD12/12
 L 
MD
12/12
  
referee: Stanley Christodoulou   judges: Derek Milham 114-116, Francisco Martinez 114-114, Hector Hernandez Vilchis 113-116
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: George Martinez)
2005-04-30
241James Toney23368 4 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
NND12/12
 N 
ND
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Don Ackerman 111-116, Guy Jutras 111-116, Tom Schreck 112-115
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: York Van Nixon)
International Boxing Association heavyweight title
Decision changed by NYSAC because Toney tested positive for a banned substance; Ruíz down in 7th rd.
2004-11-13
239Andrew Golota23838 4 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Randy Neumann   judges: Tom Schreck 114-111, Frank Lombardi 113-112, Oscar Perez Carbonell 114-111
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Noah Roandeau)
Ruiz down twice during the fight
2004-04-17
240Fres Oquendo225½24 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 2:33   referee: Wayne Kelly 96-94 96-94 95-95
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: York Van Nixon)
Judges; Guy Jutras, Tom Kaczmarek and Oscar Perez
2003-12-13
241Hasim Rahman24635 4 1
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Randy Neumann   judges: Joseph Pasquale 118-110, John Poturaj 115-114, Barbara Perez 116-112
interim WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
2003-03-01
226Roy Jones Jr19347 1 0
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jay Nady   judges: Jerry Roth 112-116, Stanley Christodoulou 110-118, Duane Ford 111-117
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Calvin Inalsingh)
2002-07-27
233Kirk Johnson23832 0 1
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W DQ10/12
 W  
DQ
10/12
  
time: 2:17   referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Patricia Morse Jarman 85-84, Jerry Roth 85-84, Dave Moretti 86-83
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
2001-12-15
232Evander Holyfield21937 5 1
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
DSD12/12
 D 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Don O'Neill 115-113, Julie Lederman 112-116, Tom Kaczmarek 114-114
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Bolivar Icaza)
2001-03-03
227Evander Holyfield21737 4 1
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Stanley Christodoulou 116-110, Chuck Giampa 115-111, Patricia Morse Jarman 114-111
WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Elias Cordova)
2000-08-12
224Evander Holyfield22136 4 1
Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Richard Steele   judges: Duane Ford 113-114, Dave Moretti 113-114, Fernando Viso 112-116
vacant WBA World heavyweight title (supervisor: Carlos Chavez)
1999-12-11
231Thomas Williams22325 6 0
Grand Casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 0:50   referee: Fred Steinwinder III
WBA-NABA heavyweight title
1999-06-12
229Fernely Feliz214½16 1 0
Shriner's Auditorium, Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 3:00
WBA-NABA heavyweight title
1999-03-13
234Mario Cawley21221 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
WBA-NABA heavyweight title
1998-09-19
228Jerry Ballard22419 1 1
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 2:17   referee: George Chip
NABF heavyweight title
vacant WBA-NABA heavyweight title
1998-01-31
233½Tony Tucker236¾56 6 0
Ice Palace, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 0:58   referee: Jorge Alonso   judges: Ric BaysMark StreisandBob Watson
NABF heavyweight title
1997-06-17
221Ray Anis23624 3 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USA
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 0:22   referee: Elmo Adolph   judges: Jack WoodruffFred Steinwinder IIIChester Comeaux
NABF heavyweight title
1997-01-14
222Jimmy Thunder23031 6 0
Hale Arena, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Vic Drakulich   judges: Fred Fensom 115-112, L.P. Lane 116-111, Rex Walker 112-115
vacant NABF heavyweight title (supervisor: Sam Macias)
1996-11-26
224Yuri Yelistratov22210 3 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1996-10-25
226Nathaniel Fitch24912 15 0
The Roxy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1996-07-18
221Greg Pickrom2149 1 1
The Roxy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
1996-06-06
218Doug Davis2217 17 1
The Roxy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1996-03-15
219David Tua22522 0 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LKO1/12
 L 
KO
1/12
  
time: 0:19   referee: Tony Perez   judges: Harold LaurensBarbara PerezJack Woodruff
WBC International heavyweight title
1995-10-07
221Steve Pannell21018 2 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:28   referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Melvina LathanBarbara PerezSteve Weisfeld
1995-08-24
221Willie Jackson25810 3 0
Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1995-06-16
220½Derrick Roddy249½15 4 0
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W KO2/12
 W  
KO
2/12
  
time: 2:56   referee: Larry O'Connell
vacant WBC International heavyweight title
1995-05-17
221Michael Murray22612 7 0
Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1995-03-30
219Jack Basting22221 10 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
1995-02-04
217Boris Powell22423 0 0
Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Art Lurie 97-93, Dave Moretti 98-92, Cindy Bartin 98-92
1994-10-01
217Rick Sullivan2293 3 0
The Roxy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1994-08-04
210¼Danell Nicholson220¼15 1 0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Matt Mullaney   judges: Robert O'Brien 110-118, Steve Epstein 113-115, Glenn Feldman 115-113
vacant International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title
1994-06-25
207Muhammad Askai1950 7 0
Revere, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1994-05-25
204½Julius Francis225½6 0 0
Colston Hall, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
W KO4/8
 W  
KO
4/8
  
time: 2:38   referee: Denzil Lewis
1993-11-27
199Carl Williams20014 14 0
Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1993-11-03
196Cordwell Hylton19426 34 2
Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1993-08-12
195½Sergey Kobozev195½15 0 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Fred Steinwinder III 94-96   judges: Martin Coscino 94-98, Elmo Adolph 97-95
1993-06-25
193Exum Speight1985 7 1
Chelsea A.C., Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
Speight down twice in round two
1993-04-30
198George Chambers170debut
Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1993-04-16
188Mark Sonnier1853 2 0
Cyclorama Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1993-04-03
199Juan Quintana226¾6 25 2
Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1993-03-20
Lorenzo Poole0 3 0
Revere, Massachusetts, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1993-03-05
200Derrick Jonesdebut
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1993-02-20
Phil Prince1 5 0
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1993-01-30
198Miguel Rosa1885 19 0
National Guard Armory, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1993-01-16
195John Basil Jackson2120 9 0
Belmont, New Hampshire, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1992-12-10
196Jesus Rohena2001 6 0
Teachers Union Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
time: 1:46
1992-11-13
John Basil Jackson0 8 0
Revere, Massachusetts, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1992-11-03
194Barry Kirton1995 4 0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
referee: Charles Dwyer
1992-09-12
183Mike Vasser192debut
Wonderland Race Track, Revere, Massachusetts, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1992-08-20
184Kevin Parker1842 0 1
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD4/4
 W  
UD
4/4
  
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