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2001-02-17 Andrew Lewis w rsc 7 James Page, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Having been the champion prior to being stripped, Page (146) was being given another chance to win back his old title when meeting Lewis (147), but ultimately found the latter too much for him. Called ‘Six Heads’ because his frenetic movement and southpaw stance made him difficult to hit, Lewis came out blasting in the opening session, as did Page, and in the second a cracking right uppercut to the jaw had the latter over heavily. Back on his feet, Page took a real hammering for the remainder of the second and third and in the fifth he was actually pushed to the canvas as Lewis continually changed stance and came in from varying angles. It was fairly obvious that Page would not last much longer, taking far too many punches for his own good, and at 1.15 of the seventh after Lewis had smashed him to the canvas the referee wisely stopped the fight.       
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2001-02-17 [[Andrew Lewis]] w rsc 7 [[James Page]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Having been the champion prior to being stripped, Page (146) was being given another chance to win back his old title when meeting Lewis (147), but ultimately found the latter too much for him. Called ‘Six Heads’ because his frenetic movement and southpaw stance made him difficult to hit, Lewis came out blasting in the opening session, as did Page, and in the second a cracking right uppercut to the jaw had the latter over heavily. Back on his feet, Page took a real hammering for the remainder of the second and third and in the fifth he was actually pushed to the canvas as Lewis continually changed stance and came in from varying angles. It was fairly obvious that Page would not last much longer, taking far too many punches for his own good, and at 1.15 of the seventh after Lewis had smashed him to the canvas the referee wisely stopped the fight.       
  
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Revision as of 14:51, 7 February 2012

2001-02-17 Andrew Lewis w rsc 7 James Page, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Having been the champion prior to being stripped, Page (146) was being given another chance to win back his old title when meeting Lewis (147), but ultimately found the latter too much for him. Called ‘Six Heads’ because his frenetic movement and southpaw stance made him difficult to hit, Lewis came out blasting in the opening session, as did Page, and in the second a cracking right uppercut to the jaw had the latter over heavily. Back on his feet, Page took a real hammering for the remainder of the second and third and in the fifth he was actually pushed to the canvas as Lewis continually changed stance and came in from varying angles. It was fairly obvious that Page would not last much longer, taking far too many punches for his own good, and at 1.15 of the seventh after Lewis had smashed him to the canvas the referee wisely stopped the fight.