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1998-99 Heavyweight Winners

Date Winner Loser Result Title Site
Oct. 24 Vitali Klitschko Mario Schiesser KO 2 EBU Hamburg, GER
Nov. 6 Brian Nielsen Lionel Butler KO 1 Copenhagen, DEN
Nov. 9 Jorge Luis Gonzalez Josh Dempsey KO 10 Bismarck, N.D.
Dec. 5 Vitali Klitschko Francesco Spinelli KO 1 EBU Kiev, UKR
Dec. 8 Kirk Johnson Al Cole MDraw 10 New York City
Dec. 8 Jesse Ferguson Obed Sullivan Ws 10 New York City
Dec. 8 Shannon Briggs Marcus Rhode TKO 1 New York City
Dec. 19 David Tua Hasim Rahman TKO 10 USBA Miami
Jan. 16 Mike Tyson Frans Botha KO 5 Las Vegas
Jan. 21 Razor Ruddock Tony La Rosa TKO 3 Marksville, La.
Jan. 30 Andrew Golota Jesse Ferguson Wu 10 Atlantic City
Jan. 30 Michael Grant Ahmad Abdin TKO 10 NABF Atlantic City
Feb. 12 Brian Nielsen Peter McNeeley TKO 3 Copehagen, DEN
Mar. 6 Henry Akinwande Reynaldo Minus TKO 2 Minneapolis, Minn.
Mar. 6 Lou Savarese Lance Whitaker Ws 10 Atlantic City
Mar. 7 James Toney Terry Porter TKO 8 Phoenix, Ariz.
Mar. 12 Hasim Rahman Mike Rush TKO 5 New York City
Mar. 13 Lennox Lewis Evander Holyfield Draw 12 WBA/WBC/IBF New York City
Mar. 13 John Ruiz Mario Cawley KO 4 New York City
Mar. 20 Ike Ibeabuchi Chris Byrd KO 5 Tacoma, Wash.
Mar. 20 Kirk Johnson Al Cole Wu 10 Washington, D.C.
Apr. 15 Hasim Rahman David Weathers KO 1 Miami
Apr. 16 Brian Nielsen Tim Witherspoon TKO 4 Copenhagen, DEN
May 8 Chris Byrd John Sargent TKO 2 Philadelphia
May 15 Henry Akinwande Najee Shaheed KO 9 Miami
June 3 Chris Byrd Jose Ribalta TKO 3 Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
June 5 Jorge Luis Gonzalez Alex Stewart TKO 3 Las Vegas
June 12 John Ruiz Fernely Feliz TKO 7 Worcester, Mass.
June 18 Larry Holmes James Smith TKO 8 Fayetteville, N.C.
June 18 Greg Page Tim Witherspoon TKO 7 Fayetteville, N.C.
June 19 Michael Grant Lou Savarese Wu 10 New York City
June 26 Vitali Klitschko Herbie Hide KO 2 WBO London, ENG
June 26 Andrew Golota Quinn Navarre KO 6 Wroclaw, POL
July 17 David Tua Gary Bell TKO 1 USBA Stateline, Nev.
July 17 Vitali Klitschko Joseph Chinangu TKO 5 WBO Dusseldorf, GER
July 25 Jorge Luis Gonzalez Tommy Martin Ko 9 Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 7 Frans Botha Shannon Briggs MDraw Atlantic City
Sept. 25 Vladimir Klitschko Axel Schulz TKO 8 Cologne, GER
Oct. 9 Vitali Klitschko Ed Mahone KO 3 WBO Oberhausen, GER

 

  Major Bouts, 1998-99 Cruiserweights (190 lbs)