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2000-04-29 Lennox Lewis w co 2 Michael Grant, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - IBF/WBC. Referee: Arthur Mercante Jr. In what was reckoned to be the heaviest fight in the history of the sport, Lewis (247) put his belts on the line when taking on Grant (250) and within a couple of minute he had dropped the latter with a crunching right uppercut to the jaw. Back on his feet but in a daze, Grant was given a standing count after he had been smashed into the ropes by four more solid blows and before the round ended he was flattened by another terrific right. Saved by the bell, Grant should have been pulled out of the fight there and then, but having come out for the second round and been swamped by one uppercut after another he was finally put down for the full count with 21 seconds of the session remaining.   
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2000-04-29 [[Lennox Lewis]] w co 2 [[Michael Grant]], Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - IBF/WBC. Referee: Arthur Mercante Jr. In what was reckoned to be the heaviest fight in the history of the sport, Lewis (247) put his belts on the line when taking on Grant (250) and within a couple of minute he had dropped the latter with a crunching right uppercut to the jaw. Back on his feet but in a daze, Grant was given a standing count after he had been smashed into the ropes by four more solid blows and before the round ended he was flattened by another terrific right. Saved by the bell, Grant should have been pulled out of the fight there and then, but having come out for the second round and been swamped by one uppercut after another he was finally put down for the full count with 21 seconds of the session remaining.   
  
 
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Revision as of 09:40, 9 March 2012

2000-04-29 Lennox Lewis w co 2 Michael Grant, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - IBF/WBC. Referee: Arthur Mercante Jr. In what was reckoned to be the heaviest fight in the history of the sport, Lewis (247) put his belts on the line when taking on Grant (250) and within a couple of minute he had dropped the latter with a crunching right uppercut to the jaw. Back on his feet but in a daze, Grant was given a standing count after he had been smashed into the ropes by four more solid blows and before the round ended he was flattened by another terrific right. Saved by the bell, Grant should have been pulled out of the fight there and then, but having come out for the second round and been swamped by one uppercut after another he was finally put down for the full count with 21 seconds of the session remaining.