In Don’s comeback, he faced the highly regarded Dick Kimber, in Kimber’s own backyard… Lowell, MA on May 14th, 1999. Dick swore to everyone that he’d have the fight over before the fifth round. However when the Dragon unloaded on Kimber in round three, Kimber dropped to the mat and couldn’t get up to beat the bell. It had been over eight years since Don last entered the ring, but his trademark sidekick was stronger than ever. Wilson picked up the IKF Cruiserweight World Title for his efforts. At least Kimber kept his promise.
On March 17th, 2000, Don’s second fight out of retirement pitted him against Dewey Cooper at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wilson and Cooper went at it for ten rounds, but by the end it was apparent that Wilson had the fight. Wilson took home the ISKA North American Cruiserweight Title.
Most Recently, on July 19th, 2002, don went toe to toe with Eddie Butcher at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City N.J. In the third round “The Dragon” unloaded a series of devistitng blows on Butcher. Wilson and Butcher’s fight went on for 10 rounds. In round 10, Don “The Dragon” knocked out Eddie Butcher, to make his fight record 72 Wins, 5 Losses, 2 Draws, 48 Knockouts, and 6 Kick-Knockouts.
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