20 Years Ago: When Lennox Lewis Beat David Tua In A Fight Tua’s Dad Couldn’t Stop Watching

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It was 20 years ago today…… it sounds like a line from a great song by the greatest band of them all, The Beatles. But the 20 years ago today this article refers to, is the time when a masterful boxing performance was put on by heavyweight king Lennox Lewis as he defended his world title against the ultra-dangerous David Tua.… read full article “20 Years Ago: When Lennox Lewis Beat David Tua In A Fight Tua’s Dad Couldn’t Stop Watching”

Halloween Night In ’92: When Lennox Lewis Was Too Scary (and too good) For His Own Good

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Talk about an electrifying performance that proved to be far too good for the winning protagonist. It was Halloween Night in 1992 when an unbeaten but largely untested Lennox Lewis met the dangerously lethal Donovan “Razor” Ruddock – who had been sternly tested in two wars with Mike Tyson, as well as in fights with Bonecrusher Smith and Mike Weaver – in a final eliminator for the WBC heavyweight crown.… read full article “Halloween Night In ’92: When Lennox Lewis Was Too Scary (and too good) For His Own Good”

When Lennox Lewis Blew Away “The Foul Pole,” Andrew Golota

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When reigning WBC heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis signed to defend against Andrew Golota, plenty of fight fans expected a good fight, a hard fight, maybe even a great fight. Lewis, still not having convinced the world’s fight fans that he was the best big man on the planet (just over three years before the Golota fight, Lewis had been stopped inside two rounds by Oliver McCall), was facing in Golota a rough and tough warrior who had shown in his two wild and crazy fights with Riddick Bowe how dangerous (and unhinged) he could be.… read full article “When Lennox Lewis Blew Away “The Foul Pole,” Andrew Golota”

20 Years Ago – A Prime Lennox Lewis Sends “The White Buffalo” Crashing Through The Ropes To Defeat

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Lennox Lewis scored a number of notable and highly impressive KO’s during his career (32 KO’s from his 41 wins, and this from a man the critics once said couldn’t punch). Exactly 20 years ago today, when in his prime, perhaps enjoying his best year here in 2000, Lewis scored a highlight reel KO over a tough old dude named Frans Botha.… read full article “20 Years Ago – A Prime Lennox Lewis Sends “The White Buffalo” Crashing Through The Ropes To Defeat”

Frank Warren: Lennox Lewis At His Best Against The Tyson Fury That Fought Wilder, I Would Back Tyson

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Lennox Lewis, an all-time great heavyweight champion who defeated every man he faced. Tyson Fury, the best big man on the planet today, also owning wins over every man he has (thus far) faced. Who wins this particular Dream Fight?… read full article “Frank Warren: Lennox Lewis At His Best Against The Tyson Fury That Fought Wilder, I Would Back Tyson”

Tyson Fury Lists His Top-Five Greatest Heavyweights (says he would have beaten them all)

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Bored with lists yet? Just lately, during the lockdown, many people have come out with lists, these lists compiling their greatest this, their greatest that in boxing. Not one to miss out on anything, WBC heavyweight champ Tyson Fury has listed his top-five greatest heavyweights.… read full article “Tyson Fury Lists His Top-Five Greatest Heavyweights (says he would have beaten them all)”

New Lennox Lewis Documentary On The Way: This Is A Story That Needed To Be Told

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We have a Mike Tyson movie coming soon, with Jamie Foxx portraying “Iron Mike,” and there is also a Lennox Lewis documentary on the way. There is no doubt, the life of a fighter, in and out of the ring, proves fascinating, to avid boxing fans as well as non boxing fans.… read full article “New Lennox Lewis Documentary On The Way: This Is A Story That Needed To Be Told”

David Haye Lists His Five Greatest Heavyweights (explains why Mike Tyson doesn’t feature)

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Former heavyweight and cruiserweight champ David Haye was a guest on the BBC podcast “Greatest Fights,” with Steve Bunce and Mike Costello, and Haye listed his top-five greatest heavyweights from history. The subject of Mike Tyson came up (of course it did; Tyson hot news right now due to his ‘will he, won’t he’ comeback) and though Haye places Tyson in the top-10 best ever heavyweights, he explained why he does not put Tyson in his top-five.… read full article “David Haye Lists His Five Greatest Heavyweights (explains why Mike Tyson doesn’t feature)”