2000-11-11 Lennox Lewis w pts 12 David Tua, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF/WBC

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2000-11-11 Lennox Lewis w pts 12 David Tua, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF/WBC. Referee: Joe Cortez. Scorecards: 117-111, 119-109, 118-110. Towering above Tua (245), who had boasted that he would take the title, Lewis (249) spent all night smacking his left hand into the challenger’s face to make it one of the easiest wins of his career. Although the crowd called for more action, Lewis just got on with the job of retaining his title while taking no risks. There were no knockdowns, and Tua, having hardly laid a glove on Lewis, finished the contest with his left eye badly swollen and bleeding.