Evander Holyfield vs. John Ruiz (2nd meeting)
2001-03-03 : John Ruiz 227 lbs beat Evander Holyfield 217 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Referee: Joe Cortez
- Judge: Stanley Christodoulou 116-110
- Judge: Chuck Giampa 115-111
- Judge: Patricia Morse Jarman 114-111
- World Boxing Association Heavyweight Title (1st defence of Holyfield)
- Weights: Holyfield 217 lbs, Ruíz 227 lbs
- 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.
Holyfield vs. Ruiz I
| WBA Heavyweight Title Fight
Ruiz vs. Holyfield III