2000-04-29 Lennox Lewis w co 2 Michael Grant, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - IBF/WBC
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) dropped Grant (260) with a crunching right uppercut to the jaw inside the first couple of minutes. Back on his feet but in a daze, the challenger 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.