Hasim Rahman vs. Monte Barrett
2005-08-13 : Hasim Rahman 236 lbs beat Monte Barrett 224 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Referee: Jay Nady
- Judge: Mauro Di Fiore 118-110
- Judge: Bill Lerch 116-112
- Judge: Nobuaki Uratani 118-110
- World Boxing Council Heavyweight Title (Interim title)
- Weights: Rahman 236 lbs, Barrett 224 lbs
- The crowd booed repeatedly at what it felt was a reluctant, lackluster effort between two long-time friends.
- The fight was for the Interim title, after the reigning champion, Vitali Klitschko, was forced to cancel his defense against Rahman due to a knee injury suffered during training.
- Rahman was elevated to full champion when Klitschko announced his retirement on November 9th, 2005
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