James “Buster” Douglas is a central Ohio native and former professional boxer. He was the undisputed world heavyweight champion in 1990 after defeating Mike Tyson to win the Title.
His victory over Mike Tyson is regarded as one of the greatest upsets in sports history.
Buster was a 42-1 underdog going into the Tyson fight. Tyson was undefeated and considered to be the best boxer in history at that point in his career. Buster was the reigning champion until defeated by Evander Holyfield.