Chris Byrd vs. Wladimir Klitschko (1st meeting)

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Wladimir Klitschko 238 lbs beat Chris Byrd 213 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Date: 2000-10-14
  • Location: Kolnarena, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Referee: Lou Moret
  • Judge: Axel Zielke 119-107
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  • Judge: Bill Lerch 120-106
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  • Judge: Cesar Ramos 118-108
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Comments

  • In Byrd's previous fight, he defeated Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir's older brother, by a ninth-round TKO to win the WBO heavyweight title.
  • The fight was aired on PPV in the United Kingdom.
  • Klitschko knocked Byrd down in rounds nine and eleven.


Preceded by:
V. Klitschko vs. Byrd
WBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 22
Succeeded by:
W. Klitschko vs. Jefferson