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By Vic Ziegel and Vic Ziegel,New York Daily News | March 24, 1991
LAS VEGAS -- Richard Steele is a pit boss, supervising the gambling tables at the downtown Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino. The owner is Steve Wynn, who also owns the Mirage hotel on the Strip.The Mirage was the site of Monday night's heavyweight fight between Mike Tyson and Donovan "Razor" Ruddock. Steele, the pit boss, was the referee.What was the Nevada Boxing Commission thinking when it let Steele, even though he is a world-class referee, work this fight at his boss' hotel.Steele wouldn't have been inside the ring in New York, said Randy Gordon, chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission.
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By Vic Ziegel and Vic Ziegel,New York Daily News | March 24, 1991
LAS VEGAS -- Richard Steele is a pit boss, supervising the gambling tables at the downtown Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino. The owner is Steve Wynn, who also owns the Mirage hotel on the Strip.The Mirage was the site of Monday night's heavyweight fight between Mike Tyson and Donovan "Razor" Ruddock. Steele, the pit boss, was the referee.What was the Nevada Boxing Commission thinking when it let Steele, even though he is a world-class referee, work this fight at his boss' hotel.Steele wouldn't have been inside the ring in New York, said Randy Gordon, chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission.
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March 23, 2005
On March 20, 2005 RICHARD CARL STEELE of Pasadena beloved husband of Rita Thomas Steele. Visitation is Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Barranco & Sons P.A. Severna Park Funeral Home, Ritchie Highway at Robinson Road. Services will be at the New Covenant Church on Jones Station Road in Arnold with burial to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery on Forest Drive in Annapolis.
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By Ron Borges and Ron Borges,Boston Globe | March 27, 1991
Boxing promoter Don King announced yesterday that Mike Tyson and Donovan "Razor" Ruddock will fight a rematch of their March 18 fight on June 28 at The Mirage for the oddest of reasons."
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | June 17, 2005
Baltimore electrician Tim Coleman Sr. was out of a job when he went looking for work in Las Vegas nearly six years ago. When he took his son, Tim Jr., with him, the father had no idea his loss would turn into the son's gain. "Tim never really played organized sports, but he was very athletic and looking for something physical to keep him busy," said Tim Sr. "We made some calls and wound up at a boxing gym run by Richard Steele." A natural in the ring, the younger Coleman, then 14, met and trained alongside such future world champions as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Zab Judah.
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By Michael Katz and Michael Katz,New York Daily News | May 3, 1991
NEW YORK -- Mike Tyson made enough below-the-belt references to homosexuality yesterday that Donovan "Razor" Ruddock, the target of the remarks, said the former heavyweight champion was "trying to get up the nerve to come out of the closet."Tyson, in a teleconference hookup from Las Vegas to hype their June 28 rematch, almost knocked Ruddock off his seat in a New York studio and shocked even the most veteran ring observers with blatant homosexual remarks such as:* "I know you're really a transvestite and really like me."
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | September 19, 1998
LAS VEGAS -- ESPN magazine recently labeled World Boxing Counsel welterweight champion Oscar De La Hoya the "DiCaprio of boxing" because of the way female fans swoon over his matinee-idol features.But there was nothing pretty about the way a determined De La Hoya beat back a surprising challenge from former three-time champion Julio Cesar Chavez of Mexico last night.With Chavez spitting blood after the eighth round, his cornermen conceded defeat. Chavez insisted it was not his wish to end the fight, but did not protest his corner's decision.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Writer | April 23, 1995
LAS VEGAS -- Handsome and articulate, Danny Romero proved last night that he also is a quite talented flyweight, dominating the closing rounds against champion Francisco Tejedor of Colombia to capture the International Boxing Federation flyweight title by unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Garden.Romero, 20, from Albuquerque, N.M., raised his record to 24-0 with 21 knockouts in becoming the first American to hold the 112-pound title since Midget Wolgast reigned from 1930 to 1935.It took more than seven rounds for the heavy-fisted Romero to catch the elusive champion with more than one solid punch.
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May 27, 1991
Water cooler A heavyweight rematch between Mike Tyson and Donovan "Razor" Ruddock, sidetracked this month because of action by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, is apparently back on again.Ruddock's promoter, Murad Muhammad, said yesterday that he had achieved what he wanted by getting a hearing before the commission and that the fight would be held as scheduled June 28, regardless of the hearing's outcome.The Mirage Hotel, site of the fight, will resume ticket sales today, Mirage spokesman Alan Feldman said.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | January 13, 1996
Baltimore junior middleweight Vincent Pettway, who lost his International Boxing Federation crown to Paul Vaden last August, will try to win two 154-pound titles on Feb. 24 when he challenges Terry Norris, the IBF and World Boxing Council champion.Promoter Don King, who finalized the match yesterday, has yet to announce a site."I'm kind of surprised by the news," said Pettway, who has been away from the gym for three months. "I was thinking more of having a tuneup fight. This time frame won't allow it."
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