Samuel Peter vs. Taurus Sykes

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2005-07-02 : Samuel Peter 243 lbs beat Taurus Sykes 235 lbs by KO at 2:07 in round 2 of 12

  • NABF Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Peter)
  • NABA Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Sykes)
  • USBA Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Peter)
  • Time: 2:07
  • Weights: Peter 243 lbs, Sykes 235 lbs


  • After he backed Sykes into the ropes, Peter staggered and hurt him with a right hand at about the 1:40 mark of the second. Peter followed with a barrage of overhand rights and solid left hooks that dropped Sykes, who was counted out by the referee.

Preceded by:
Peter vs. Williams
NABF Heavyweight Title Fight
# 63
Succeeded by:
Klitschko vs. Peter I
Preceded by:
Sykes vs. Ahunanya
NABA Heavyweight Title Fight
# 15
Succeeded by:
Peter vs. Hawkins