Date: 26th September 1998
Venue: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Title: WBC World Heavyweight Title
Promoter: Main Events
( 33 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 243 lbs
( 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.