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Lennox Lewis vs Evander Holyfield 2

Lennox Lewis vs Evander Holyfield 2

Date: 13th November 1999

Venue: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Title: WBC, WBA & IBF World Heavyweight Titles

Promoted by: Don King Productions

Tv: TVKO (HBO)

Lennox Lewis
( 34 - 1 - 1 )
Weight: 242 lbs

Evander Holyfield
( 36 - 3 - 1 )
Weight: 217 lbs


A crowd of 17,078 in the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas saw Lennox Lewis become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world when he won a unanimous decision over Evander Holyfield. Many feel that this result provided justice for the controversial split decision draw their first fight produced at Madison Square Garden eight months ago.

Scores: Chuck Giampa 116-112 | Bill Graham 117-111 | Jerry Roth 115-113.

After the fight, Lewis said  "This was a little tougher than the first fight. I couldn't let my fans down. I couldn't let myself down, because this is my dream."

Lennox Lewis vs Evander Holyfield 2