Lennox Lewis vs. Vitali Klitschko

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Punchstats
Total Punches Lewis Klitschko
Landed 102 156
Thrown 222 432
Pct. 46% 36%
Jabs Lewis Klitschko
Landed 52 77
Thrown 120 240
Pct. 43% 32%
Power Punches Lewis Klitschko
Landed 50 79
Thrown 102 192
Pct. 49% 41%

2003-06-21 : Lennox Lewis 256½ lbs beat Vitali Klitschko 248 lbs by TKO at 3:00 in round 6 of 12


Notes

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  • Klitschko was a substitute for Kirk Johnson, who pulled out of the fight because of a partial tear of his left pectoral muscle.
  • Lewis was a 5-1 favorite.
  • There was a crowd of nearly 16,000.
  • The fight was stopped after the 6th round on the advice of Dr. Paul Wallace, the ringside physician, due to a large cut over Klitschko's left eye, which required 60 stitches.
  • At 256½ lbs, Lewis was fighting at the heaviest weight of his career.
  • Lewis defended The Ring Magazine world heavyweight title.
  • This was Lewis' last fight. He announced his retirement February 6, 2004.
  • Official Fight Poster


Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Tyson
WBC Heavyweight Title Fight
# 88
Succeeded by:
V. Klitschko vs. Sanders
Preceded by:
Lewis vs. Tyson
IBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 20
Succeeded by:
Byrd vs. W. Klitschko II