Lamon Brewster vs. Luan Krasniqi

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Challenger rankings
As of June 2005
WBA NR
WBC NR
IBF NR
WBO 1
As of May 2005
WBA NR
WBC NR
IBF 15
WBO 2

Lamon Brewster 228 lbs beat Luan Krasniqi 225 lbs by TKO at 2:48 in round 9 of 12

  • World Boxing Organization Heavyweight Title (3rd defence of Brewster)
  • Time: 2:48
  • Weights: Brewster 228.25 lbs, Krasniqi 224.75 lbs


Comment(s):

  • Bout became official on July 22.[1]
  • Krasniqi down once in rounds 8 and 9.
  • Brewster behind on all cards at time of stoppage.
  • Brewster landed a devastating left hook in round 8 and Krasniqi crumpled against the ropes and to the mat with less than 30 seconds remaining in the round.
  • The referee Rivera appeared to provide a very long count that allowed Krasniqi to get to his feet just before the bell sounded ending the round. Reports from American television trucks estimated the count to be between 15 and 17 seconds.
  • In round 9, after the second knockdown, Krasniqi tells his corner to stop the fight.
  • The fight averaged 7.62 million viewers on ZDF with 43.4 market share.


Preceded by:
Brewster vs. Golota
WBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 32
Succeeded by:
Brewster vs. Lyakhovich