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Lennox Lewis vs Tony Tucker

Lennox Lewis vs Tony Tucker

Date: 8th May 1993

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

Title: WBC World Heavyweight Title

Promoted by: Don King Productions

Tv: SET PPV and KingVision

Lennox Lewis
( 22 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 235 lbs

Tony Tucker
( 48 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 235 lbs


A crowd of around 15,000 turned out to watch Lewis make the first defence of his WBC world heavyweight title against former IBF champion and WBC No1 contender Tony 'TNT' Tucker at The Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tucker, from Grand Rapids, Michigan was down in the 3rd and 9th rounds but made it to the final bell. Lewis won a unanimous decision.

Scores: Harry Gibbs 116-112 | Jerry Roth 117-111 | Mickey Vann 118-111.

Lennox Lewis vs Tony Tucker