Steve Forbes vs. John Brown (1st meeting)
2000-12-03 : Steve Forbes 130 lbs beat John Brown 130 lbs by TKO at 2:22 in round 8 of 12
- Location: Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USA
- Referee: Jorge Alonso
- Judge: Don O'Neill 67-66
- Judge: Michael Pernick 64-69
- Judge: Peter Trematerra 66-67
- International Boxing Federation Junior Lightweight Title (Vacant title)
- Time: 2:22
- Weights: 130 lbs (each)
- Forbes fought better on the outside while Brown was stronger on the inside.
- A cut inside Brown's ear forced the TKO stoppage.