Holyfield edges Ruiz in tightly contested bout
LAS VEGAS (Ticker) -- Evander Holyfield made a little history tonight.
In a lackluster effort, Holyfield scored a controversial unanimous decision over fringe contender John Ruiz and captured the vacant WBA heavyweight title at the Paris Resort and Casino.
Holyfield (37-4-1) became the first heavyweight to regain the
championship a third time. But in an era of multiple titles,
nobody is taking the 37-year-old's latest reign seriously,
especially after tonight's unimpressive victory. ...
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