Buster Douglas Net Worth is$32 Million
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Profession: Professional Boxer
Date of Birth: Apr 7, 1960
Height: 1.92 m
Weight: 117.03 kg
Ethnicity: African American
Country: United States of America
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 with boxers Randall "Tex" Cobb and Greg Page. Buster was born in Columbus, Ohio, and he is well known for his surprising win over Mike Tyson in 1980.
James "Buster" Douglas (born April 7, 1960) 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 Class AAA state basketball championship in 1977. After high school, Douglas played basketball for the Coffeyville Community College Red Ravens in Coffeyville, Kansas from 1977 to 1978 where the seventeen year old was a 6 feet 0 inch Power forward. He is in the Coffeyville Red Ravens Men's Basketball Hall of Fame.He also played basketball at Sinclair Community College from 1979 to 1980 in Dayton, OH before he moved back to Columbus to focus on boxing.
Douglas made his debut on May 31, 1981 and defeated Dan O'Malley in a four round bout. He won his first five fights before coming into a fight with David Bey twenty pounds heavier than he usually did in his early fights. Bey knocked Douglas out in the second round to hand him his first defeat.
After six more fights, all wins, Douglas fought Steffen Tangstad to a draw on October 16, 1982. He was penalized two points during the course of the fight which proved to be the difference.
After the draw Douglas went on to beat largely jou

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MGM Grand: The Domain of True Warriors

Tyson’s regime suffered greatly, and he was duly knocked out by 44/1 outsider James Buster Douglas in February 1990. To the consternation of the entire world, it would be journeyman Douglas – not Tyson – who would instead take on young upstart and ...
Posted: May 17, 2017, 11:02 am

Sooners happily accept their underdog status going forward

Nobody does. It’s a beautiful thing about sports. Chaminade can beat No. 1 Virginia on the basketball court in 1982; Buster Douglas can beat Mike Tyson in Tokyo in 1990; Appalachian State can beat Michigan at the Big House in 2007; and a team that lost ...
Posted: May 22, 2017, 1:00 am
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