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  1. Fit to be tied: Ruiz, Holyfield settle nothing

    Evander Holyfield was denied a fifth heavyweight championship when his third fight against John Ruiz was called a draw after 12 rounds of mostly mauling and clutching.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2001
  2. Holyfield-Ruiz may happen Nov. 25

    Evander Holyfield's often-delayed third fight with John Ruiz has once again been pushed back.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2001
  3. Ruiz: Holyfield didn't measure up

    NEW YORK – Losing a decision to Evander Holyfield for the vacant WBA heavyweight title wasn't John Ruiz's only disappointment. "I had him as a better fighter," said Ruiz, scheduled to meet Holyfield in a rematch March 10 at Mandalay Bay in ...

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2001
  4. Holyfield tending to Ruiz rematch

    LAS VEGAS -- Evander Holyfield wants Mike Tyson or Lennox Lewis. For now, he'll have to settle for a rematch with John Ruiz. Holyfield will defend the WBA version of the heavyweight title in March against Ruiz in a fight that he hopes will be hi...

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2000
  5. Rematch with Ruiz possible

    LAS VEGAS -- Evander Holyfield set out to prove something by winning the WBA heavyweight title against John Ruiz. Unfortunately, he wound up proving the wrong thing. Yes, Holyfield won a title for an unprecedented fourth time, just as he had plan...

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2000
  6. Evander's decision not to fight an easy one

    LAS VEGAS -- At another time, Evander Holyfield would have gone ahead and fought. But age 37, with time running out on his quest for the undisputed heavyweight title, he didn't want to take the chance with John Ruiz. Holyfield said Thursday that...

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2000
  7. What If ... Roy Jones Jr. had remained a heavyweight in 2003?

    Brian Campbell

    What if Roy Jones Jr. had remained a heavyweight after beating John Ruiz for a title in 2003? Might his superhuman reputation have held up in the division and changed how we remember him today?

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  8. John Ruiz: 'Evander Holyfield came to fight'

    Gabrielle Paese

    John Ruiz, the only Latino heavyweight champion in boxing history, recently visited ESPN's Bristol, Conn., campus to discuss his decorated amateur and pro careers and his latest venture, Quietman Sports Gym.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  9. James Toney signs with UFC

    Boxer James Toney is taking a crack at mixed martial arts, signing a multifight deal with UFC.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2010
  10. Jones excited about possible bout with Holyfield

    Roy Jones Jr. vs. Evander Holyfield? It could happen, USA Today reported on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2003
  11. King announces fights; Lewis may fight a winner

    For his next extravaganza, Don King is offering four fighters for a series that might lead the survivor to the man he calls the emperor of boxing -- WBC heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2002
  12. Max: Ruiz seizes opportunity to succeed

    Max Kellerman

    John Ruiz may not be that good, but he knows how to take advantage.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2002
  13. Rematch in cards for Holyfield-Rahman?

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Evander Holyfield and Hasim Rahman each took something away from their disappointing ending Saturday.

    AssociateStory | June 02, 2002
  14. Holyfield petitions for a fourth fight with Ruiz

    Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has asked the World Boxing Association to give him a fourth match with John Ruiz or the winner of Ruiz's unscheduled title defense against Kirk Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2002
  15. Holyfield not giving up, likely won't fight for title again

    Evander Holyfield will continue to fight, but maybe never again for a heavyweight championship.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2001
  16. Ruiz says fight with Holyfield won't go distance

    The bout has moved from the Great Wall to a bingo hall, but John Ruiz is happy to be fighting Evander Holyfield in New England.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2001