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Lennox Lewis vs Michael Grant

Lennox Lewis vs Michael Grant

Date: 29th April 2000

Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA

Title: WBC, WBA & IBF World Heavyweight Titles

Promoted by: Main Events

Tv: TVKO (HBO)

Lennox Lewis
( 35 - 1 - 1 )
Weight: 247 lbs

Michael Grant
( 31 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 250 lbs


Lewis, regarded as the undisputed world heavyweight champion, even though the WBA stripped him of their trinket just before this fight, faced Michael Grant at Madison Square Garden, New York with a crowd of 17,324 looking on.

Grant came into the fight with an impressive 31-0 record, however, Lewis showed the challenger no respect as he knocked him down three times in the first round and again in the second which prompted referee Arthur Mercante Jr to call a halt at 2:53 of the round.

Lennox Lewis vs Michael Grant