Career Highlights 2
(October) Annexed the European heavyweight title
(April) Captured the Commonwealth title. Gave up the European belt after 3 successful defenses. Was awarded the WBC title after Bowe threw the belt in the trash can rather than face Lewis.
Lost the WBC title in September to Oliver McCall, his only loss to date in his professional heavyweight boxing career
Regained the WBC title in February
(13 November) Unifies heavyweight championships to become Brittains first undisputed heavyweight champion of the world in over 100 years and the first to unify all belts since 1992.
(21 April) Hasim Rahman shocked the world with a stunning knockout over Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis, in what will go down as one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.