Evander Holyfield vs. John Ruiz (2nd meeting)

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2001-03-03 : John Ruiz 227 lbs beat Evander Holyfield 217 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12


- Ruíz becomes the first Latino fighter to win a major Heavyweight title.
- Ruiz put Holyfield down in the 11th with a right hand to the temple.
- See also: Holyfield vs. Ruiz I.
- See also: Holyfield vs. Ruiz III.

Preceded by:
Holyfield vs. Ruiz I
WBA Heavyweight Title Fight
# 74
Succeeded by:
Ruiz vs. Holyfield III