John Ruiz

44 9 1
30 KOs 2 KOs
division heavy
status inactive
bouts 55
rounds 331
KOs 54.55%
career 1992-2010
debut 1992-08-20

ID# 004655
sex male
alias The Quiet Man
nationality USA
stance orthodox
height 6′ 2″   /   188cm
reach 78″   /   198cm
residence Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
birth place Methuen, Massachusetts, USA

Boxing Pro 55 bouts

datew-l-dlast 6result
2010-04-03 David Haye 23 1 0
M.E.N. Arena, Manchester
L-TKO
2:01    ref: Guillermo Perez Pineda   Stanley Christodoulou 68-79   Hubert Earle 69-78   Ove Ovesen 72-77

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 Adnan Serin 19 10 1
Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg (Nürnberg)
W-TKO
1:34    ref: Josef Temml   Ingo Barrabas   Jan Christensen   Rainer Schwarz
Adnan Serin's corner threw in the towel.
2008-08-30 Nikolai Valuev 48 1 0
Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg
L-UD
ref: Derek Milham   Ove Ovesen 111-116   Antonio Requena 113-116   Takeshi Shimakawa 113-114

2008-03-08 Jameel McCline 38 8 3
Plaza de Toros, Cancun
W-UD
ref: Laurence Cole   Memo Ayon 117-111   Victor Manuel Cervantes 118-110   Julie Lederman 119-109
WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator
2007-10-13 Otis Tisdale 25 18 1
Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates
W-TKO
0:45    ref: Pete Podgorski   Scott Dexter   Mike Fitzgerald   Dave Smith
2006-11-18 Ruslan Chagaev 21 0 1
Burg-Waechter Castello, Duesseldorf
L-SD
ref: Derek Milham   Stanley Christodoulou 111-117   Jesus Cova 115-114   Pinit Prayadsab 112-116
WBA Heavyweight Title Eliminator
2005-12-17 Nikolai Valuev 42 0 0
Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg
L-MD

2005-04-30 James Toney 68 4 2
Madison Square Garden, New York
NC-ND
ref: Steve Smoger   Don Ackerman 111-116   Guy Jutras 111-116   Tom Schreck 112-115

Decision changed by NYSAC because Toney tested positive for a banned substance; Ru?z down in 7th rd.
2004-11-13 Andrew Golota 38 4 1
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-UD
ref: Randy Neumann   Frank Lombardi 113-112   Oscar Perez Carbonell 114-111   Tom Schreck 114-111

Ruiz down twice during the fight
2004-04-17 Fres Oquendo 24 2 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
2:33    ref: Wayne Kelly   Guy Jutras 96-94   Tom Kaczmarek 96-94   Oscar Perez Carbonell 95-95

2003-12-13 Hasim Rahman 35 4 1
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City
W-UD
ref: Randy Neumann   Joseph Pasquale 118-110   Barbara Perez 116-112   John Poturaj 115-114

2003-03-01 Roy Jones Jr* 47 1 0
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Jay Nady   Stanley Christodoulou 110-118   Duane Ford 111-117   Jerry Roth 112-116

2002-07-27 Kirk Johnson 32 0 1
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas
W-DQ
2:17    ref: Joe Cortez   Patricia Morse Jarman 85-84   Dave Moretti 86-83   Jerry Roth 85-84

2001-12-15 Evander Holyfield 37 5 1
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket
D-SD
ref: Steve Smoger   Tom Kaczmarek 114-114   Julie Lederman 112-116   Don O'Neill 115-113

2001-03-03 Evander Holyfield 37 4 1
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas
W-UD
ref: Joe Cortez   Stanley Christodoulou 116-110   Chuck Giampa 115-111   Patricia Morse Jarman 114-111

2000-08-12 Evander Holyfield 36 4 1
Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas
L-UD
ref: Richard Steele   Duane Ford 113-114   Dave Moretti 113-114   Fernando Viso 112-116

1999-12-11 Thomas Williams 25 6 0
Grand Casino, Tunica
W-TKO
0:50    ref: Fred Steinwinder III

1999-06-12 Fernely Feliz 16 1 0
Shriner's Auditorium, Wilmington
W-RTD
3:00    ref: Mike Ryan   Vincent Lee   Robert McCoy   Don O'Neill

1999-03-13 Mario Cawley 21 1 0
Madison Square Garden, New York
W-TKO
1:09    ref: James Santa   Frank Adams   Joe Dwyer   Melvina Lathan

1998-09-19 Jerry Ballard 19 1 1
Georgia Dome, Atlanta
W-TKO
2:17    ref: George Chip   Irwin Deutsch   Bobby Ezor   Phil Ladigo

1998-01-31 Tony Tucker 56 6 0
Ice Palace, Tampa
W-TKO
0:58    ref: Jorge Alonso   Ric Bays 99-87   Mark Streisand 99-87   Bob Watson 99-87

1997-06-17 Ray Anis 24 3 0
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
W-TKO

1997-01-14 Jimmy Thunder 31 6 0
Hale Arena, Kansas City
W-SD
ref: Vic Drakulich   Fred Fensom 115-112   LP Lane 116-111   Rex Walker 112-115

1996-11-26 Yuri Yelistratov 10 3 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green
W-RTD
Yelistratov retired with cut over left eye
1996-10-25 Nathaniel Fitch 13 15 0
The Roxy, Boston
W-TKO
1996-07-18 Greg Pickrom 9 1 1
The Roxy, Boston
W-TKO

1996-06-06 Doug Davis 7 17 1
The Roxy, Boston
W-TKO
1996-03-15 David Tua 22 0 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
L-KO
0:19    ref: Tony Perez   Harold Laurens   Barbara Perez   Jack Woodruff

1995-10-07 Steve Pannell 18 2 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City
W-TKO
1:28    ref: Steve Smoger   Melvina Lathan   Barbara Perez   Steve Weisfeld
1995-08-24 Willie Jackson 10 3 0
Somerville
W-KO
1995-06-16 Derrick Roddy 15 4 0
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark
W-KO
2:56    ref: Larry O'Connell

1995-05-17 Michael Murray 12 7 0
Ipswich
W-TKO
1995-03-30 Jack Basting 21 10 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green
W-TKO
1995-02-04 Boris Powell 23 0 0
Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas
W-UD
Cindy Bartin 98-92   Art Lurie 97-93   Dave Moretti 98-92
1994-10-01 Rick Sullivan 3 3 0
The Roxy, Boston
W-KO
1994-08-04 Danell Nicholson 15 1 0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket
L-SD
ref: Matt Mullaney   Steve Epstein 113-115   Glenn Feldman 115-113   Robert O'Brien 110-118

1994-06-25 Muhammad Askia 0 7 0
Revere
W-TKO
1994-05-25 Julius Francis 6 0 0
Colston Hall, Bristol
W-KO
2:38    ref: Denzil Lewis
1993-11-27 Carl Williams 14 14 0
Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland
W-PTS
1993-11-03 Cordwell Hylton 26 34 2
Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol
W-PTS
ref: 60-58
1993-08-12 Sergey Kobozev 14 0 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis
L-SD
ref: Fred Steinwinder III   Elmo Adolph 97-95   Chester Comeaux 94-96   Martin Coscino 94-98
1993-06-25 Exum Speight 5 7 1
Chelsea Armory, Chelsea
W-UD
Speight down twice in round two
1993-04-30 George Chambers debut
National Guard Armory, Chelsea
W-KO
1993-04-16 Mark Sonnier 3 2 0
Cyclorama Building, Boston
W-TKO
1993-04-03 Juan Quintana 6 25 2
Somerville
W-PTS
1993-03-20 Lorenzo Poole 0 3 0
Wonderland Greyhound Park, Revere
W-TKO
1993-03-05 Derrick Jones debut
Whitman Armory, Whitman
W-TKO
1993-02-20 Phil Prince 1 5 0
Suffolk Downs, Boston
W-TKO
1993-01-30 Miguel Rosa 5 20 0
National Guard Armory, Chelsea
W-TKO
1993-01-16 John Basil Jackson 0 9 0
Belmont
W-PTS
1992-12-10 Jesus Rohena 1 6 0
Teachers Union Hall, Boston
W-TKO
1992-11-13 John Basil Jackson 0 8 0
Wonderland Ballroom, Revere
W-UD
1992-11-03 Barry Kirton 5 4 0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket
W-TKO
2:34    ref: Charles Dwyer
1992-09-12 Mike Vasser debut
Wonderland Greyhound Park, Revere
W-KO
1992-08-20 Kevin Parker 2 0 1
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
W-UD
Pro debut for Ruiz