Thursday, November 4, 1999 Published at 18:31 GMT
Lewis crowned king
Lennox Lewis is the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world after beating Evander Holyfield in their Las Vegas rematch. The first fight in New York had ended in a controversial draw.
BBC News Online gives full background to the last big title fight of the millennium and salutes Britain's new champion.
Lennox Lewis becomes the undisputed heavyweight king - unifying the IBF, WBA and WBC titles - and matching the achievement of Briton Bob Fitzsimmons 100 years ago.
Both camps give their verdict.
Action from a classic heavyweight battle.
Round-by-round analysis of how Lennox Lewis conquered Evander Holyfield.
Boxing's image is again tarnished as the IBF belt is withheld in a cash wrangle.
Born in London, raised in Canada, Lennox Lewis learned to fight at school and went on to defeat most of his heavyweight rivals - yet could not command respect in America.
The world of boxing is pinning its hopes on Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield after a series of damaging setbacks.
The first Lewis-Holyfield bout was just one in a long line of controversial clashes to have tarnished the sport.
After his stuttering efforts at Madison Square Garden, many observers said it was time for Holyfield to call it a day.
Much was expected of the first showdown, but in ended in farce. News Online analyses the controversial draw in detail.
The verdict of the first bout divided the world of boxing. Here's what the major players said in the immediate aftermath.
Evander Holyfield has fought some of the biggest names in the business - Foreman, Holmes, Bowe and, of course, Tyson.
Lennox Lewis has lost just one of his 35 fights - against Oliver McCall - while 27 of his victories have come from stoppages.
Holyfield is the older, Lewis is the taller. But how do the contenders measure up? News Online gives a run-down of the two fighters.