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Lennox Lewis annoyed at Facebook as hackers take over account

WBN 06 Feb 2023
After being hacked on the platform, former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis wants action from Facebook owners Meta. Lewis, who reigned supreme as the best top-division puncher of his generation, complained about the lack of movement and contact ... Lennox Lewis hacked on Facebook.
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Mike Tyson vs Danny Williams rematch offer ‘probably still stands’

WBN 05 Feb 2023
Shockingly, the Briton made an offer ... Legends. The other considerations for Tyson would be Evander Holyfield or Lennox Lewis ... Lewis is on board as he’s always stated a willingness to ‘get out of bed’ if the money was right. For Lewis vs Tyson II, it certainly would be ... I became it ... Therefore, Lewis or Williams remain better choices ... ....
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The best casino venues to stage boxing in Las Vegas

WBN 03 Feb 2023
Las Vegas is synonymous with boxing. The pair go hand in hand with big-time sports events and have done since the 1980s. From Caesars Palace to Thomas and Mack Center and MGM Grand, more and more venues are dedicating arenas to the sport ... Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. Back in the 1980s, Caesars was the place to fight ... Lennox Lewis II, and John Ruiz vs ... HBO.
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Tyson Fury To Fight Oleksandr Usyk On April 29th In Undisputed Clash

Sportslens 03 Feb 2023
Tyson Fury To Fight Oleksandr Usyk On April 29th In Undisputed Clash - originally posted on Sportslens.com ... Undisputed Heavyweight Clash ‘100 Per Cent’ On ... The last time every belt was on the line in the heavyweight division was when Lennox Lewis beat Evander Holyfield by unanimous decision back in their rematch in 1999 ... [@talkSPORT].
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The History of the Lineal Heavyweight Championship [1885 – 2023]

WBN 30 Jan 2023
The lineal title has taken new prominence lately ... We begin with the original king John L ... Lennox Lewis. Lennox Lewis stepped up and took his chance, putting Briggs on the canvas three times before ending the fight in five rounds. Lewis embarked on a six-year run, which went parallel with becoming undisputed ... Revenge was sweet for Lewis later that year.
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Artur Beterbiev vs Anthony Yarde LIVE: The WBC, IBF and WBO light-heavyweight belts are on ...

The Daily Mail 28 Jan 2023
Matt Davies. Host commentator. 18.14. How do Brits typically fare against the elite? ... But, defeating Beterbiev is significantly easier said than done. Yarde could look to history to find inspiration, with the likes of Tyson Fury, Lennox Lewis and Joe Calzaghe all claiming memorable victories against the pound-for-pound bests ... Beterbiev vs Yarde ... 18.09 ... .
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Is history on Anthony Yarde's side? British boxing star looking to make home advantage count against feared champ Artur Beterbiev

Sportingnews 27 Jan 2023
Bruno, 33, had come unstuck in three prior title fights (Tim Witherspoon TKO 11, Mike Tyson TKO 5, and Lennox Lewis TKO 7). Following the Lewis setback, the colossal Londoner knocked over three sub-par opponents before being thrown yet another world championship lifeline.
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Mike Tyson’s fake penis drug test ‘whizzer’ and cocaine-laced KO

WBN 26 Jan 2023
Mike Tyson used a fake penis to pass pre-fight drug testing before his Pay-Per-View events and fought when high on illegal substances. Tyson made the admissions in his 2013 autobiography ‘The Undisputed Truth.” ... After a loss to Lennox Lewis, a multi-million dollar TV network contract had to be honored ... Mike Tyson’s fake penis ... ....
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Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk Likely To Generate Biggest Purse In Boxing History

Sportslens 26 Jan 2023
Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk Likely To Generate Biggest Purse In Boxing History - originally posted on Sportslens.com ... The last person to be crowned the undisputed heavyweight champion was Lennox Lewis back in 1999 when he defeated Evander Holyfield for the first time ... The fight is undoubtedly enormous ... However, write off Usyk at your peril.
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Golovkin beat Brook into submission and Mayweather outclassed Hatton, but Fury defied the odds to ...

The Daily Mail 25 Jan 2023
Lewis topples Holyfield to become heavyweight king. Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield first faced each other in March 1999 at Madison Square Garden, New York ... Lennox Lewis toppled the great Evander Holyfield to become undisputed champion ... Can he follow in the footsteps of Calzaghe, Lewis, Fury and Hatton? We are not far away from finding out.
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Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk winner depends on ‘who cheats the hardest’, says Deontay Wilder

Metro UK 24 Jan 2023
Wilder is expected to fight Andy Ruiz Jr this summer (Picture. Getty) ... Among his other allegations were that his water had been spiked with muscle relaxers. Fury’s focus is now on IBF, WBA and WBO champion Usyk with the two thought to be close to agreeing their fight to crown the division’s first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis ... ‘I don’t know .
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A Complete History of Pound for Pound Boxing: 1970 – 2023

WBN 24 Jan 2023
World Boxing News provides a complete history of the pound-for-pound number-one spot from 1970 to the present day. It’s a title revered among boxers worldwide ... A regular feature on most combat sports outlets, P4P causes hot debates with fans ... It’s subsequently easy to argue the chances of a unified Lennox Lewis or the brilliant Jones Jr.
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EXCLUSIVE: Jermaine Franklin got into boxing to stop getting into trouble, developed his skills by ...

The Daily Mail 23 Jan 2023
Joshua is in desperate need of a win - with his last victory taking place over two years ago when he faced Kubrat Pulev in December 2020 ... RELATED ARTICLES ... Franklin said he loved Lennox Lewis and that he learnt a lot of his skill from the 'old fighters' ... I like Holyfield, Tyson and even your guy's Lennox Lewis. I love Lewis. Lewis was a fantastic boxer.
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Anthony Joshua agrees fight against Jermaine Franklin and will make his return on 1 April

Metro UK 23 Jan 2023
Joshua will take on Franklin at the O2 Arena (Picture. Getty) ... ‘I felt like I got robbed ... Getty). Recent losses have temporarily removed Joshua from the world title picture, with WBC champion Tyson Fury and IBF, WBO and WBA king Usyk set to meet in March or April to crown the heavyweight division’s first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis ... More ... ....
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History of boxing vs MMA: How Mayweather, Shields and UFC stars have fared in fights amid Fury and Ngannou talks

Sportingnews 23 Jan 2023
Former Olympic and WBO heavyweight champion Mercer had challenged the likes of Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield and Wladimir Klitschko before stepping up to face two-time UFC heavyweight champion Sylvia in 2009 – a tall order given that the 48-year-old's opponent was 15 years his ...

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