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Lennox Lewis vs Zeljko Mavrovic

Lennox Lewis vs Zeljko Mavrovic

Date: 26th September 1998

Venue: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA

Title: WBC World Heavyweight Title

Promoted by: Main Events

Tv: HBO

Lennox Lewis
( 33 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 243 lbs

Zeljko Mavrovic
( 27 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 214 1/4 lbs


Fought before a crowd of about 4,000 in the outdoor pavilion at The Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, the fourth defence of Lewis's WBC world heavyweight title was against No1 contender Zeljko Mavrovic of Croatia.

The champion won a wide unanimous decision to retain the title, Mavrovic becoming the first challenger to take Lewis to the scorecards in his second reign as WBC champion.

Scores: Franco Ciminale 117-111 | Tom Kaczmarek 119-109 | Bob Logist 117-112.

Mavrovic never boxed again due to health issues and retired with a 27-1-0 record.

 

Lennox Lewis vs Zeljko Mavrovic