Douglas started well against Tony Tucker and was ahead on points, but he ran out of gas and was stopped in the tenth round. The night when Buster Douglas made $24m and flopped to defeat under a deadly combination of punches and insults is not celebrated often enough. He started to box, like his father, and his first outing was in a rigged fight against somebody from the gym his father ran. Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Teofimo Lopez, When: Saturday, October 17 Buster is the son child to his parents, William Douglas and Lula Pearl Douglas. Then finally in 1994, Douglas, who had always managed his diabetes well, hit rock bottom and slipped into a near fatal diabetic coma. However, the destructive qualities of boxers never fail to amaze and Douglas, with his pride bruised from insults, slipped out of town and took a six-year sabbatical from the fight game. Douglas konnte nie mehr an die Leistung aus dem Kampf gegen Tyson anknüpfen. He was successful at first, winning six straight fights, but his comeback almost came to a halt in a 1997 disqualification win over journeyman Louis Monaco. ‘I met Tyson in Cinncinati a couple of years ago at a boxing event and took pictures and stuff. James „Buster“ Douglas (* 7. He was the youngest boxer to win the World Boxing Association, World Boxing Council, and International Boxing Federation titles. Buster Douglas retired after that bout. In the tenth round, Douglas hurt Tyson with a right uppercut, then followed up with a combination, finishing with a left that put Tyson down for the first time in his career. Douglas went down, landing hard on his left side. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Despite being a 42:1 underdog, Douglas entered the bout with a 29-4-1 record and had just come off a pair of victories against quality opponents. I was depressed. Why a career in adult social care could be the... MARTIN SAMUEL: Greg Clarke may as well have worn a red nose and a twirling bow-tie and entered to Laurel and... FA chairman Greg Clarke RESIGNS after he referred to 'coloured footballers' and claimed South Asians and... Commercial aircrafts should be banned from flying at night to give residents eight hours sleep, campaigners... 'You never see Charles Dickens with his b***s out': New £143,000 sculpture of 'mother of feminism' Mary... Passionate, disconnected, practical or over-involved - what's YOUR sex personality? He was penalized two points during the course of the fight which proved to be the difference. Douglas defeated the former heavyweight contender by winning a majority decision. They might now, but in October 1990 there was very little love for Buster Douglas on the night he surrendered the world title in arguably the last great heavyweight championship fight. Douglas' upset against Tyson is the inspiration for The Killers' song "Tyson vs Douglas" from their Wonderful Wonderful album. Douglas had emerged from obscurity and a small-hall existence to topple Tyson in that iconic slugfest in Tokyo at dawn, and during the months before the Holyfield deal was signed and sealed he enjoyed his celebrity. “I had nothing to prove, nobody to fear,” he said. It was his father, who ran a gym at the Blackburn Recreation Center near Downtown Columbus, and subsequently introduced young James to boxing (in the same way James would later bring his son Lamar to the same gym.) Mike Tyson vs. Buster Douglas, billed as Tyson Is Back!, was a professional boxing match that occurred at the Tokyo Dome on February 11, 1990. He coaches amateur and professional boxers from his gym in Columbus – including two of his sons Kevin, nine, and Artie, 21, who he hopes may follow in his footsteps. Wynn wasn't very happy when he discovered that Douglas called room service from the sauna on one occasion and ordered $98 worth of food.