Yesterday and Today: Donovan Ruddock
Ruddock’s maturing ambition beyond belief
By Tim Lanbrinos
The Emery Village BIA Arts and Heritage Committee endorses naming rights in commemorating our community’s builders, artists, musicians, politicians, community leaders, original pioneers and sports heroes.
This is why our commun...
The Warriors of Emery Village
Many Emery Village residents of yesteryear undoubtedly displayed uncanny tenacity and determination when it came to the building of Emery Village’s original homesteads. Whether they had to clear their forests or build their barns and buildings or prepare for everyday household matters, these famil...
Reaching His Peak at 49
The location was the Cabbagetown Gym. It was there that he sweated and punched, shadow-boxed and beat back the bag. It was none other than former Canadian heavyweight Donavan “Razor” Ruddock, training full-time, attempting at the age of 49 years old to become a three-time champ.
“When I fought Ty...