Who did Razor Ruddock lose?
journeyman David Jaco
More controversy would follow in April 1985 when he lost to journeyman David Jaco, who would be KO’d by a young Mike Tyson the next year. After eight rounds Ruddock’s corner threw in the towel when he complained of breathing problems. Jaco was awarded a TKO victory.
What did Mike Tyson say about Razor Ruddock?
“Ruddock is a tough guy,” Tyson said after 12 rounds at the Mirage. “He hurt me a couple of times. He had a good heart. He came to fight.”
Who won Ruddock vs Tyson 2?
The fight. In a hard fought match that went the distance, Tyson ultimately picked up the victory via unanimous decision with all three judges ruling in his favor with one score of 113–109 and two scores of 114–108.
Who won between Lennox Lewis and Razor Ruddock?
On This Day: Lennox Lewis obliterates Razor Ruddock to win the WBC title by default. 1. Halloween night in 1992 saw the beginning of a new era of heavyweight boxing, when Lennox Lewis knocked out Donovan “Razor” Ruddock in two rounds to secure his first shot at the WBC title. 2.
Did Tyson break Ruddocks jaw?
After the second fight, it was said it looked like the two boxers fought with tire irons instead of gloves. Tyson broke Ruddock’s jaw and won a 12-round decision. “I went 12 rounds with him with a broken jaw,” Ruddock says with a chuckle. “It was tremendous because Tyson, well, he’s pretty strong.”
Who did Mike Tyson say hit like a mule?
Yet Steele, who has worked 83 title fights, waived the bout over. Incredulously, Ruddock shouted, “What?” and a wild melee ensued in the ring. Ruddock called for a rematch, and Tyson said he’d be glad to grant it. “He punches like a mule kicks,” Tyson said, expressing over and over his admiration for Ruddock.
What is a smash punch?
This punch is naturally between a hook and an uppercut. It is thrown with the same trajectory as an uppercut, starting from the waist and ending over the boxer’s head. The difference is the fist is turned sideways, and the arm is more straightened out at the finish.
What is a corkscrew punch?
A “corkscrew punch” is a punch delivered with a twisting of the wrist. The fist rotates inwards as the arm extends so that the palm is facing down when the fist lands.
Why did Foreman not fight Tyson?
George Foreman admitted he never wanted a fight with fellow boxing legend Mike Tyson after branding him a “nightmare in the ring.” Tyson, 54, had an illustrious fighting career and went on to become undisputed world heavyweight champion.