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Lennox Lewis
Lewis
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Jun 08 2002
Saturday

The Pyramid, Tennessee, United States

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
39-2-1
KO 8

Score cards

  • 69-64
  • 69-64
  • 69-64
KO 8
49-3-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
36
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
83.9" / 213 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDTKOKOUD
Form
NCTKOTKONCKO
39
Wins
49
30
By KO
43
77
KO%
88
2
Loses
3
1
Draws
0
1989
Debut
1985

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Lennox Lewis vs Mike Tyson report


Who won Lewis vs Tyson?

Lennox Lewis beat Mike Tyson by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 8th June 2002 at The Pyramid in Tennessee.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.

Lewis vs Tyson stats

Back in June 2002, Lennox Lewis stepped into the ring with a record of 39 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mike Tyson made his way to the ring with a record of 49 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 43 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Tyson had advantage in power over Lewis, with a 88% knock out percentage over Lewis' 77%.

Lennox Lewis was the older man by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Lewis had a height advantage of 7 inches over Tyson. That also extended to a 13-inch reach advantage.

Both Lennox Lewis & Mike Tyson fought out of an orthodox stance.

Lewis was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 1989, 4 year and 3 months later than Tyson, whose first professional fight was in 1985. He had fought 193 more professional rounds, 408 to Tyson's 215.

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Result

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Lewis

Mike

Tyson

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Lennox Lewis

Mike Tyson

108

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