Lennox Lewis vs. Francois Botha

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2000-07-15 : Lennox Lewis 250 lbs beat Frans Botha 237 lbs by TKO at 2:39 in round 2 of 12

Notes

  • Lewis was a 15-1 favorite.
  • Botha was unranked by the IBF and was ranked ninth by the WBA.
  • This was Lewis' first fight in Great Britain since losing to Oliver McCall in 1994.
  • There was a crowd of about 10,000.
  • Lewis ended the fight in the second round by dropping Botha with a right-left-right combination.


Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Grant
WBC Heavyweight Title Fight
# 83
Succeeded by:
Lewis vs. Tua
Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Grant
IBF Heavyweight Title Fight
# 35
Succeeded by:
Lewis vs. Tua