Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 3/8/12
Former Undisputed Heavyweight World Champion James 'Buster' Douglas will greet fans at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino as part of the March 16th Showtime televised ShoBox event featuring Omar Figueroa Jr. and Ramon Ayala and Coachella's own Randy Caballero vs. Jose Luis Araiza. Douglas is best known for his shocking knock-out of previously undefeated Heavyweight World Champion Mike Tyson on February 11, 1990 in Tokyo, Japan. At the time, Tyson was considered to be the best fighter in the world and one of the most feared heavyweight champions in history as a result of his utter domination of the division. Douglas held the title for eight months, losing on October 25, 1990 to Evander Holyfield. Since retiring from boxing, Douglas has become a spokesperson of sorts for the prevention and treatment of diabetes, a disease to which he nearly lost his life in 1994. He strives to help others stay positive in their fight with the disease and shares his story of survival and his favorite
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