Lennox Lewis

(Lennox Claudius Lewis)

Lennox Lewis
Lennox Lewis
  • Born: September 2, 1965
  • Nationality: British, Canadian
  • Profession: Athlete

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Lennox Claudius Lewis, CM, CBE is a former professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 2003. He is a three-time world heavyweight champion, a two-time lineal champion, and remains the last heavyweight to hold the undisputed title. Holding dual British and Canadian citizenship, Lewis represented Canada as an amateur at the 1988 Summer Olympics, winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division after defeating future world champion Riddick Bowe in the final.

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After you win all these belts, you cannot fight all these mandatory guys.
During the past 23 years, I have set a number of goals for myself and I'm proud to say that these goals have been achieved.
I always ask myself why old heavyweights come back, but I plan to stay out of the ring.
I don't have anything else to prove.
I have been in there with all of them and there is nothing left for me to prove.
I just want to complete my legacy.
I wanted to prove I was the best fighter in the world.
If I don't feel the same hunger as I once did then I definitely shouldn't box any more.
If the media didn't know I played chess, there'd be no angle on me at all.
If the money's right, I'm happy to bust up the other side of his face... No problem. Money, Coins & Minting
In boxing you create a strategy to beat each new opponent, it's just like chess.
It's not rage that drives me, it's competition.
I've got a new life now, a new future, there's a lot more to Lennox Lewis than just being a boxer. Life ;Future
I've worked hard and accomplished what I've accomplished in the heavyweight scene.
My main goal was to win all the belts, and I have done that.
Now I am ready to set new goals and start a new career for myself outside of the ring.
People know I was the last true champion.
So, I gave my belts out to others to give them a chance.
The fight will last as long as I allow it to last, and then I will knock him out.
The mission I set out on in the beginning - to become heavyweight champion of the world, undisputed, lineal champion - you could say that mission is complete.
Whatever I do, I always want to get better.
When you go into the other guy's backyard you cannot hope to win on points. Hope
When you look back in history and see other fighters coming back, it's never really been good for them. History
You can just fight one man at a time. Time