Lennox Lewis had reached his peak, Michael Grant still had a number of amateur traits in his game. Ultimately, this proved to be the big difference in the world heavyweight title fight that took place 20 years ago today.… read full article ““Two Big” – The Night Lennox Lewis Crushed Michael Grant”
Who can resist a Top-10. Of Anything? Such a list, such an opinion, pulls a reader in, ready to debate, and strongly disagree. Seldom can any Top-10 list of anything make everyone who reads it happily, which brings us to the new Top-10 the boxing experts at Sun Sport have released: The Best British Pound-for-Pound Fighters Of The Last 30 Years.… read full article “The Best British P4P Fighters Of The Last 30 Years – A List From Sun Sport”
James J. Braddock W15 Max Baer
Cassius Clay WRTD7 Sonny Liston
Leon Spinks W15 Muhammad Ali
James Douglas KO10 Mike Tyson
Hasim Rahman KO5 Lennox Lewis
Listed above are arguably the five biggest upsets in world heavyweight title fight history.… read full article “On This Day – SHOCKER In South Africa As Hasim Rahman KO’s Lennox Lewis!”
he following is a list of fights that could so easily have happened; indeed should have happened. Yet for whatever reason or reasons, they did not materialize.
How interesting would these massive fights have been?
Lennox Lewis-Vitali Klitschko II.… read full article “Rematches That Never Happened, but should have happened”
“The Only Man That Has Gone 24 Rounds With Me”
Heavyweight great Lennox Lewis certainly had some incredible career. At both amateur level and as a pro, Lewis met and defeated all manner of styles: be it a lethal puncher in Razor Ruddock, a granite-chinned slugger in David Tua, a fellow great in (an admittedly faded) Mike Tyson, or a tricky guy like a Henry Akinwande.… read full article “Who Does Lennox Lewis Say Was His Toughest Opponent?”
In the opinion of Lennox Lewis, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are the two best heavyweights on the planet right now, with the winner of tomorrow’s massive rematch set to take the mantle as THE best in the world.… read full article “Lennox Lewis On Wilder/Fury II: Both Of These Guys Are Number One And Number Two”
Like the rest of us, famed ring announcer Michael Buffer wants to see “a true and legitimate undisputed world champion” at heavyweight. And, in speaking with IFL TV, Buffer said the way to get this is for the winner of the fast-approaching Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury rematch to then fight Anthony Joshua.… read full article “Michael Buffer: The Last Lineal [Heavyweight] Champion Was Lennox Lewis”
Seven months on from his South African altitude nightmare, when 20-1 underdog Hasim Rahman sensationally KO’d him in round-five to take the heavyweight crown, Lennox Lewis put things back in order in the Las Vegas return.… read full article “Lewis vs Rahman II: Sweet Revenge For “The Lion” As He Devours “The Rock””
Twenty years ago yesterday, heavyweight great Lennox Lewis defeated fellow legend Evander Holyfield (in a return fight, the two boxing THAT draw in March of 1999) to become the undisputed heavyweight king. There has not been an undisputed heavyweight champion of the world since.… read full article “Lennox Lewis: It Shouldn’t Be Another 20 Years Before Boxing Has An Undisputed Heavyweight Champion”
“Somebody is goin’ down,” the fight poster bellowed. And Tommy Morrison did go down, four times.
It was on this day back in 1995 when Lewis, still rebuilding after his crushing stoppage loss to Oliver McCall the year before, met dangerous power-puncher Tommy Morrison in Atlantic City.… read full article “Lennox Lewis – Tommy Morrison: one of Lewis’ most underrated performances”