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Lennox Lewis, the finest heavyweight of his generation

Lennox Lewis, the finest heavyweight of his generation

Editor's Picks Lewis: Joshua, Wilder will regret not fighting Lennox Lewis believes Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will regret not fighting each other for the rest of their lives if they fail to agree terms for a massive unification showdown.

He regained the title by stopping McCall in February 1997 and made nine defences before losing in another shock to Hasim Rahman in South Africa four years later.

Lennox Lewis, right, stopped Mike Tyson in Round 4 of their heavyweight title fight at The Pyramid in Memphis in 2002.

And now he is watching the heavyweight carousel with interest as Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder circle each other.

Bowe held the world title twice but, interestingly, only held it for six months at the same time as Lewis held his version; Wilder and Joshua have each held a version of the world heavyweight title concurrently now for 28 months.

Source: www.espn.co.uk
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