Wladimir Klitschko vs. Carlos Monroe (1st meeting)
1997-02-15 : Wladimir Klitschko 220½ lbs beat Carlos Monroe 253½ lbs by DQ in round 6 of 6
- Location: Stadthalle, Cottbus, Brandenburg, Germany
- Referee: Uwe Uhlmann
- Weights: Klitschko - 100 kg | Monroe - 115 kg
Monroe was deducted a point in the 4th round for holding. He was disqualified in the 6th round for a headbutt which cut Klitschko on the left cheekbone.