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Ruiz defeats aging Holyfield

...VEGAS - Beating Evander Holyfield was hard enough. Now John Ruiz faces an even more difficult task - convincing the world...Ruiz's manager, Norman Stone. "Everybody knocked John Ruiz. But John is everything that is good about boxing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/05/oth_305341.shtml
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Another Don King heavyweight extravaganza

...Lennox Lewis. The fighters include four-time champion Evander Holyfield, top contender Chris Byrd and WBA champion John Ruiz. The fourth is Roy Jones Jr., the former middleweight champ and current light heavyweight champ who is moving up in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/oth_357373.shtml
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Holyfield returns to ring for heavyweight title bid

...then-WBO champion Sultan Ibragimov more than a year ago. Holyfield is winless in his past four title fights since beating John Ruiz for the vacant WBA belt in 2000. The former Olympic bronze medalist has insisted that he wants to keep fighting until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/14/oth_483457.shtml
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Roy Jones Jr. says likely next fight will be with Antonio Tarver

...Olympian, holds two pieces of the light heavyweight title Jones vacated in March when he won the WBA heavyweight title from John Ruiz. "More than likely it will be Antonio Tarver," Jones said. "He's having a few issues with his promoter and manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/21/oth_385518.shtml
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Tyson to Lewis: Stay away from King

...said. The unusual statement from Tyson came as Lewis was in Las Vegas for Saturday's fight between Roy Jones Jr. and John Ruiz. King is promoting the fight, and he is trying to get Lewis to sign a contract to allow him to promote Lewis the rest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/01/oth_367627.shtml
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Tyson may fight Dec. 7

...Showtime cable network, is that HBO also is looking at Dec. 7 for a possible fight between WBA heavyweight champion John Ruiz and undisputed light heavyweight champion Roy Jones. It's not likely the two competing networks would put showcase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/12/oth_352181.shtml
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With Lewis retirement, suddenly it's heavyweight season

...rematch. Klitschko's brother, Wladimir, will fight two weeks earlier, and IBF champion Chris Byrd and WBA champion John Ruiz will defend their titles in between on a card at Madison Square Garden. About the only heavyweights not fighting are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/02/oth_407515.shtml
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Cruiserweight champ Toney wants heavyweight Byrd next

...The name Toney didn't mention was WBA champion Roy Jones Jr., the former middleweight who took the title away from John Ruiz last month. Toney already has lost to Jones - back in 1994, the last time Toney was a world champion. Now Toney is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/28/oth_371049.shtml
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Holyfield heads for Garden fight and more

...undercard fighter, on a night that features heavyweight title bouts between Chris Byrd and Jameel McCline, and between John Ruiz and Andrew Golota. And this time it will be without longtime trainer Donald Turner, who made the mistake of waving a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/09/oth_433920.shtml
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Forrest among nominees for fighter of the year

...include Peter Kohl, manager of Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko, and Norman Stone, manager of WBA heavyweight champion John Ruiz. The awards, voted on by members of the organization, will be presented at the 78th annual BWAA dinner on April 25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/20/oth_365169.shtml
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