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James 'Buster' Douglas

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Boxer

The Resume

    (April 7, 1960- )
    Former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World
    First man to knock out Mike Tyson (February 10, 1990)

Why he might be annoying:

    He is part of what appears to be a legacy of boxers who shocked the world by winning the title against legends, then losing it on their first title defense (Leon Spinks, Hasim Rahman).
    He lost the Undisputed Championship, in his first defense, to Evander Holyfield (October 25, 1990).
    He was a journeyman, a boxer who is thrown around the ranks without any direction or chance of making something of himself.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was a 42-1 underdog to beat Mike Tyson, and then he knocked him out in 10 rounds.
    He underwent a series of devastating family tragedies before the Tyson fight, but he chose to fight anyways, using it to combat his fear.
    Leon Spinks and Hasim Rahman lived large and talked trash after winning the belt, then got demolished, whereas Buster knew his time was coming and kept quiet.

Credit: No Mercy


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 25 Votes: 56.00% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 67 Votes: 44.78% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 35 Votes: 45.71% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 27 Votes: 59.26% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 69 Votes: 49.28% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 159 Votes: 45.28% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 245 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 282 Votes: 51.42% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 625 Votes: 55.20% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 584 Votes: 59.42% Annoying