Holyfield sparring with Ruiz???

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  1. Sting like a bean

    Sting like a bean Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He talks about it here a little after the three minute mark.


    What the hell, Holyfield retired in 2011 and Ruiz is only 29; when the hell would they have sparred? Please tell me Holyfield isn't still sparring with pros on a regular basis.
     
  2. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Youngest Ezzard Charles Fan Ever Full Member

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    They retired when Ruiz was 18 I think, that would be about 2008/2009
     
  3. SolomonDeedes

    SolomonDeedes Active Member Full Member

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    Holyfield says he was 46 and Ruiz was 19, which sounds right.
     
  4. The Undefeated Lachbuster

    The Undefeated Lachbuster Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I posted this on general lmao

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  5. ecto55

    ecto55 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Clay handling Johansson in 5th St; Young handling Tyson at Catskill; Ruiz giving Holy much to think about....all part of the rich tapestry of heavyweight sparring sessions.
     
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  6. Seamus

    Seamus Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Winner!
     
  7. Bill1234

    Bill1234 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Here is their sparring form 2011. From the clip of it they show it looks like it was pretty routine, nothing hard with them going at it or anything.
     
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  8. Knights107

    Knights107 Member Full Member

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    Holy still looks Good..
     
  9. emallini

    emallini Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Holy was levels above guys like Ruiz