Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson

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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