2000-09-02 Sven Ottke w pts 12 Charles Brewer, Borderland Hall, Magdeburg, Germany - IBF
2000-09-02 Sven Ottke w pts 12 Charles Brewer, Borderland Hall, Magdeburg, Germany - IBF. Referee: Brian Garry. Scorecards: 116-111, 116-112, 113-116. In what was a return match, Ottke (167½) having earlier taken the title from Brewer (167), the champion was far more aggressive than in their previous fight and there were far more infringements. Ottke was given time out after being hit low in the sixth and both men were careless with their heads throughout, Brewer being cut over the left eye in the eighth. Eventually, in the tenth, the American was deducted a point for a head butt and in the 11th he showed a distinct lack of interest in the proceedings before coming back to take the final session. Despite damaging his left hand, Ottke fully deserved the win, showing excellent sharpness and accuracy throughout.