Lennox Lewis vs Mike Tyson

By Samuel Attias

2021-10-06

Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson, billed as Lewis–Tyson: Is On, was a heavyweight professional boxing match that took place on June 8, 2002 at the Pyramid Arena in Memphis, Tennessee. The defending unified WBCIBFIBO, and The Ring champion Lennox Lewis defeated former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson by knockout in the eighth round. Prior to the event, Lewis was awarded The Ring magazine heavyweight title, which had been vacant since the late 1980s and was last held by Tyson.

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