Wladimir Klitschko vs. Exum Speight

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1996-11-30 : Wladimir Klitschko 221 lbs beat Exum Speight 207½ lbs by TKO at 1:54 in round 2 of 4

  • Location: Nova Arena, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Wladimir Klitschko floored journeyman Exum Speight three times in the second round to improve to 2-0 with 2 knockouts.

Klitschko began to land near the end of the opening round and hurt Speight in the final seconds.

A Klitscko flurry sent Speight to the canvas early in the second round. A right to the chin put him down again about a minute later. Another flurry from Klitschko floored Speight for the third and final time at the 1:54 mark, and the referee stopped the fight without a count.

Notes

  • Wladimir Klitschko 1-0 (1 KO) vs. Exum Speight 8-30-2 (4 KOs)
  • The fight was on the undercard of Johnny Bredahl vs. Harald Geier.