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Friday, March 12, 1999 Published at 17:32 GMT


Showdown at the Garden



The world heavyweight unification fight between Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield was declared a draw.
Here BBC News Online's special coverage provides all the statistics and background information you could wish for.



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Boxing judge has change of heart

Eugenia Williams has told a hearing in New York that she should have given the crucial fifth round to Lewis.



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Holyfield not 100% says fighter's attorney

Holyfield's attorney has said that he was suffering from a stomach ache before the fight.



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Lewis 'robbed' claims WBC chief

World Boxing Council president Jose Sulamain has claimed that Lewis was 'robbed' of victory.



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Fight judge defends his decision

Larry O'Connor gave equal points to Holyfield and Lewis during the fight. He has been defending his decision.



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Doubt over judge's appointment

John Morris, Secretary of the British Boxing Board, has voiced concern over the judge who scored in Holyfield's favour.



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Lewis-Holyfield rematch ordered

Lewis and Holyfield will be back in the ring within six months following anger over the draw decision.



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Boxing's 'night of farce'

Boxing's finest hour degenerated into farce with all corners of the boxing world rejecting the tied result.



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Shock draw for world crown

Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis drew in one of the most controversial fights in recent years.



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The big fight - round-by-round

BBC News Online examines the highs and lows of the world title fight from the first bell to the shock decision.



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What they said about the draw

Lennox Lewis thought he had been "robbed" but reaction to the draw decision was mixed - this is what the major players thought.



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Holyfield - career record

Evander Holyfield has fought some of the biggest names in the business - Foreman, Holmes, Bowe and, of course, Tyson.



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Lewis - career record

Lennox Lewis has lost just one of his 35 fights - against Oliver McCall - while 27 of his victories have come from stoppages.



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The tale of the tape

Holyfield is the older, Lewis is the taller. But how do the contenders measure up? News Online gives a comprehensive run-down of the two fighters.







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