Tyson-Douglas : the inside story of the upset of the century /

No one gave James "Buster" Douglas much of a chance when he faced "Iron" Mike Tyson on February 11, 1990, in the Tokyo Dome. Tyson was Godzilla, and Buster wasn't expected to be anything more than a moth for Tyson to swat away, much less Mothra. Douglas had four losses alrea...

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Author / Creator:Johnson, John, 1944-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007.
Description:1 online resource (xviii, 213 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Tyson, Mike, -- 1966-
Douglas, Buster, -- 1960-
Douglas, Buster, -- 1960-
Tyson, Mike, -- 1966-
Tyson, Mike.
Douglas, Buster.
Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography.
Boxing matches -- Japan -- Tokyo.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Boxing.
Boxers (Sports)
Boxing matches.
Boxen
Japan -- Tokyo.
United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Biographies.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11278144
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Other authors / contributors:Long, Bill, 1947-
ISBN:9781597974806
1597974803
9781597970686
1597970689
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:No one gave James "Buster" Douglas much of a chance when he faced "Iron" Mike Tyson on February 11, 1990, in the Tokyo Dome. Tyson was Godzilla, and Buster wasn't expected to be anything more than a moth for Tyson to swat away, much less Mothra. Douglas had four losses already and 42-1 odds against him in this bout. One reporter, going through Japanese customs, announced he was in town for business. When asked how long he would be working, he laughed and responded "Oh, about a minute."The match lasted longer than that, though. When it was over, it was the greatest upset in boxing history. Buster Douglas was the new heavyweight champion of a shocked, surprised, and stunned world.
Other form:Print version: Johnson, John, 1944- Tyson-Douglas. 1st ed. Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007 9781597970686