Kostya Tszyu vs. Sharmba Mitchell (1st meeting)
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2001-02-03 : Kostya Tszyu 139½ lbs beat Sharmba Mitchell 139¾ lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 7 of 12
- Location: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Referee: Joe Cortez
- Judge: Keith MacDonald 66-66
- Judge: Daniel Van de Wiele 68-65
- Judge: Chuck Giampa 68-64
- World Boxing Council Light Welterweight Title (3rd defending of Tszyu)
- World Boxing Association Light Welterweight Title (5th defending of Mitchell)
- Time: 3:00
- Weights: Tszyu 139.5 lbs, Mitchell 139.75 lbs
- Tszyu penalized one point in 4th for pushing.
- Mitchell retires after 7th due to an injured knee.