Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock (1st meeting)

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Mike Tyson 217 lbs beat Donovan Ruddock 228 lbs by TKO at 2:22 in round 7 of 12

Notes

  • Tyson entered the fight as the WBC, WBA & IBF #1 heavyweight contender.
  • Ruddock entered the fight as the WBC, WBA & IBF #2 heavyweight contender.
  • Ruddock was knocked down in the 2nd and 3rd rounds.
  • Tyson stopped Ruddock with a flurry of punches that had him staggering when referee Richard Steele decided the Canadian could take no more.
  • The fight generated 957,000-959,000 pay-per-view buys.

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