Kostya Tszyu vs. Jesse James Leija
2003-01-19 : Kostya Tszyu 140 lbs beat Jesse James Leija 139 lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 6 of 12
- Location: Telstra Superdome, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Referee: Malcolm Bulner
- Judge: Stanley Christodoulou 59-55
- Judge: Noppharat Sricharoen 58-56
- Judge: Aneeka Williams 60-54
- World Boxing Council Light Welterweight Title (Tszyu's 7th defense)
- World Boxing Association Light Welterweight Title (Tszyu's 4th defense)
- International Boxing Federation Light Welterweight Title (Tszyu's 2nd defense)
- Time: 3:00
- Leija's corner stops the bout after the sixth round due to a perforated right eardrum.
- Tszyu defends his Ring Magazine jr. welterweight world title.
- Blows; Tszyu 171/366 47%, Leija 105/327 32%.