William Douglas (boxer)

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William "Dynamite" Douglas (21 March 1940 – 7 October 1999) was an American boxer. His son is former world heavyweight champion, James "Buster" Douglas.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Douglas was a contender in the middleweight and light-heavyweight divisions during the 1970s, fighting such opponents as Bennie Briscoe, Marvin Johnson and Matthew Saad Muhammad. He retired in 1980 with a record of 41-16-1.

Douglas was trained by fellow Ohio native Gary H. Brown, who is a former professional boxer.

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Titles in pretence
Vacant
Title last held by
Don Fullmer
World Super Middleweight Champion
November 25, 1974
Vacant
Title next held by
Jerry Halstead