Chris Byrd vs. Wladimir Klitschko (2nd meeting)

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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


  • 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.