Difference between revisions of "Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson"

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<fight>323725</fight>
 
<fight>323725</fight>
*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Heavyweight Title''' (Lewis defending)<br>
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*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defence of Lewis)
*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (Lewis defending)<br>
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*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defence of Lewis)
*'''[[International Boxing Organization]] Heavyweight Title''' (Lewis defending)<br>
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*'''[[International Boxing Organization]] Heavyweight Title''' (Lewis defending)
 
*'''Time:''' 2:25<br>
 
*'''Time:''' 2:25<br>
 
*'''Weights:''' Lewis 249.25 lbs, Tyson 234 lbs
 
*'''Weights:''' Lewis 249.25 lbs, Tyson 234 lbs
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== Comments ==
 
== Comments ==
 
- The brawl at the press conference for this fight was named [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine [[Ring Magazine Event of the Year|Event of the Year]] for 2002.<br>
 
- The brawl at the press conference for this fight was named [[The Ring Magazine|''The Ring'']] magazine [[Ring Magazine Event of the Year|Event of the Year]] for 2002.<br>
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- Lewis vacated the [[IBF]] title after this fight.<br>
 
- Lewis vacated the [[IBF]] title after this fight.<br>
 
- Lewis defends his newly awarded [[The Ring Magazine|Ring Magazine]] heavyweight world title.
 
- Lewis defends his newly awarded [[The Ring Magazine|Ring Magazine]] heavyweight world title.
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{{Fight Succession Box|
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before=[[Hasim Rahman vs. Lennox Lewis (2nd meeting)|Lewis vs. Rahman II]]|
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title=[[WBC Heavyweight Title Fights|WBC Heavyweight Title Fight]]<br># 92|
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after=[[Lennox Lewis vs. Vitali Klitschko|Lewis vs. V. Klitschko]]|
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}}
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{{Fight Succession Box|
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before=[[Hasim Rahman vs. Lennox Lewis (2nd meeting)|Lewis vs. Rahman II]]|
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title=[[IBF Heavyweight Title Fights|IBF Heavyweight Title Fight]]<br># 39|
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after=[[Chris Byrd vs. Evander Holyfield|Byrd vs. Holyfield]]|
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}}
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{{end box}}

Revision as of 12:22, 29 December 2008

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2002-06-08 : Lennox Lewis 249¼ lbs beat Mike Tyson 234 lbs by KO at 2:25 in round 8 of 12

Comments

- The brawl at the press conference for this fight was named The Ring magazine Event of the Year for 2002.
- The fight was named Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year.
- Lewis vacated the IBF title after this fight.
- Lewis defends his newly awarded Ring Magazine heavyweight world title.


Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Rahman II
WBC Heavyweight Title Fight
# 92
Succeeded by:
Lewis vs. V. Klitschko
Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Rahman II
IBF Heavyweight Title Fight
# 39
Succeeded by:
Byrd vs. Holyfield