Difference between revisions of "Chris Byrd vs. Wladimir Klitschko (2nd meeting)"

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*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (5th defense of Byrd)<br>
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*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (5th defence of Byrd)<br>
 
*'''[[International Boxing Organization]] Heavyweight Title''' (Vacant title)<br>
 
*'''[[International Boxing Organization]] Heavyweight Title''' (Vacant title)<br>
 
*'''Time:''' 0:41<br>
 
*'''Time:''' 0:41<br>
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- Byrd was knocked down by a snappy right at 0:46 of the fifth round.<br>
 
- Byrd was knocked down by a snappy right at 0:46 of the fifth round.<br>
 
- A right hand knocked Byrd down in the seventh and opened up a large cut near the eye that bled heavily. Byrd made the count but referee Kelly stepped in to stop the bout at 0:41.
 
- A right hand knocked Byrd down in the seventh and opened up a large cut near the eye that bled heavily. Byrd made the count but referee Kelly stepped in to stop the bout at 0:41.
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before=[[Chris Byrd vs. DaVarryl Williamson|Byrd vs. Williamson]]|
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title=[[IBF Heavyweight Title Fights|IBF Heavyweight Title Fight]]<br># 45|
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after=[[Wladimir Klitschko vs. Calvin Brock|W. Klitschko vs. Brock]]|
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Revision as of 23:21, 25 December 2008

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2006-04-22 : Chris Byrd 213½ lbs lost to Wladimir Klitschko 241 lbs by TKO at 0:41 in round 7 of 12


Comments

- Byrd was seconded by his father, Joe Byrd, and by Rose Byrd.
- Klitschko was seconded (and had been trained) by Emanuel Steward, and by his brother Vitali Klitschko. His cutman was Jacob Duran.
- Byrd was knocked down by a snappy right at 0:46 of the fifth round.
- A right hand knocked Byrd down in the seventh and opened up a large cut near the eye that bled heavily. Byrd made the count but referee Kelly stepped in to stop the bout at 0:41.


Preceded by:
Byrd vs. Williamson
IBF Heavyweight Title Fight
# 45
Succeeded by:
W. Klitschko vs. Brock