Michael Dokes vs. Donovan Ruddock

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1990-04-04 : Michael Dokes 240 lbs lost to Donovan Ruddock 230 lbs by TKO at 0:53 in round 4 of 12

  • WBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title (2nd defense by Dokes)

Notes

  • There was a crowd of 12,624 at Madison Square Garden.
  • The WBA ranked Ruddock 2nd and Dokes 3rd.
  • A left uppercut by Ruddock knocked Dokes back into the ropes and Ruddock stepped in to finish him off. Ruddock missed with a right cross, then landed two left hooks and Dokes slumped face first on the canvas. He never moved as the referee counted him out. Dokes was unconscious for two minutes.