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Buster Douglas Net Worth is $32 Million.

Buster Douglas Net Worth is $32 Million. James "Buster" Douglas is a former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion, with a net worth of $32 million. Buster Douglas began building his net worth in the early 1980s. Some of his early fights were w James "Buster" Douglas is a former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion who scored a stunning upset when he knocked out previously undefeated champion Mike Tyson on February 11, 1990 in Tokyo, Japan. At the time, Tyson was considered to be the best boxer in the world and one of the most feared heavyweight champions in history due to his utter domination of the division. The Mirage Casino in Las Vegas, the only Las Vegas casino to make odds on the fight, had Douglas as a 42 to 1 underdog for the fight.
Douglas held the title for eight months and two weeks, losing on October 25, 1990, to 28-year-old, 6-foot-2-inch, 208-pound Evander Holyfield, via third-round KO, in his only title defense.
The son of professional boxer William "Dynamite" Douglas, Douglas grew up in Columbus, Ohio, in the predominantly black Linden-area neighborhood, Windsor Terrace. He attended Linden McKinley High School where he played football and basketball, even leading Linden to a...
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Buster Douglas Motivated Stiverne To Start Boxing

LOS ANGELES --- When Bermane Stiverne watched Buster Douglas upset over Mike Tyson in 1990, he knew he was going to be a boxer one day. He became a world champion on Saturday after scoring a brutal sixth-round knockout over Chris Arreola to claim the ...
Posted: May 12, 2014, 2:24 am

Buster Douglas: the upset's other side

Finally awake after a three-day diabetic coma, Buster Douglas had a raw moment of clarity. "I almost lost my freaking life over this silly s---," Douglas thought. "I got to get out of this pity party." Douglas' epiphany came just four years after he ...
Posted: February 11, 2010, 4:00 pm

Steve Bunce on Boxing: How James 'Buster' Douglas defied crazy odds to bust open Mike Tyson's world and end the fairy tale for both

James "Buster" Douglas has been the heavyweight champion of the world, a yacht-jetty bum, a survivor of a diabetic coma and mostly he has been living inside the memory of a lunchtime in Tokyo 24 years ago. Douglas was the carefully selected victim picked ...
Posted: February 13, 2014, 3:26 pm

Buster Douglas's shock treatment exposed a great lie about Mike Tyson

The unpredictability of sport: it's what drags us back every time, encouraging us to believe we will see drama, excitement, an injection of a thrill that might not be so obvious in our own lives, day to day. Twenty years ago this week in Tokyo, James ...
Posted: February 11, 2010, 4:00 pm

Stephen A. Smith Is Leaving ESPN Radio For Sirius Following His Rant On Domestic Abuse

When he said that women shouldn’t “provoke wrong actions” in reference to Ray Rice going Buster Douglas on his wife, quite a few took exception to it. He was then forced to take to Twitter and defend himself, but the damage had been done. Now we’re ...
Posted: July 27, 2014, 1:00 am
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