30 Years After Tyson Fight, Buster Douglas is ‘Feeling Good’
Thirty years after his hard-fought victory against boxing titan Mike Tyson, Buster Douglas is feeling healthy and basking in the glory he says he was denied at the time. The 59-year-old fighter will be celebrated at an anniversary gala Friday in his hometown of Columbus, where he'll raise money for programs that help others who face long odds. His students throughout Columbus' parks and recreation system look up to the man they call simply “coach” as a teacher, friend and hero. Douglas' charity effort, 42 to 1, supports workforce development, diversity and soft skills training programs for at-risk youth.