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

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<fight>323725</fight>
 
<fight>323725</fight>
*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defence of Lewis)
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*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defense of Lewis)
*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defence of Lewis)
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*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (1st defense of Lewis)
 
*'''[[International Boxing Organization]] Heavyweight Title''' (Lewis defending)
 
*'''[[International Boxing Organization]] Heavyweight Title''' (Lewis defending)
*'''Time:''' 2:25<br>
 
 
*'''Weights:''' Lewis 249.25 lbs, Tyson 234 lbs
 
*'''Weights:''' Lewis 249.25 lbs, Tyson 234 lbs
  
 
== 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>
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*The brawl at the press conference for this fight was named the 2002 [[Ring Magazine Event of the Year]].
* The fight was named [[Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year]].<br>
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*The fight was named the [[Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year]].
* Lewis vacated the [[IBF]] title after this fight.<br>
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*Lewis vacated the [[IBF]] title after this fight.
* Lewis defends his newly awarded [[The Ring Magazine|Ring Magazine]] heavyweight world title.
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*Lewis defends his newly awarded [[The Ring Magazine]] Heavyweight Championship.
* Third major pay-per-view fight promotion of Showtime boxing executive producer [[Jay Larkin]], following Holyfield-Tyson I and II
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*Third major pay-per-view fight promotion of Showtime boxing executive producer [[Jay Larkin]], following Holyfield-Tyson I and II/
  
 
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Revision as of 22:13, 7 December 2011

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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

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Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Rahman II
WBC Heavyweight Title Fight
# 87
Succeeded by:
Lewis vs. V. Klitschko
Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Rahman II
IBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 19
Succeeded by:
Lewis vs. V. Klitschko
Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Rahman II
IBF Heavyweight Title Fight
# 39
Succeeded by:
Byrd vs. Holyfield