Wladimir Klitschko (42-2, 39 KOs)

vs. Lamon Brewster (29-2, 26 KOs)

April 10, 1004 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nev.

 Klitschko had beaten two pedestrian opponents since losing his WBO heavyweight crown to Corrie Sanders the previous year, and was ranked as the No. 1 contender. Brewster, ranked No. 2, came to Las Vegas with a big punch and big plans for an upset. This bout was tense, exciting, and featured a dramatic ending.

(HBO's original broadcast is covered by German-language commentary in this video.)

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