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“We Wuz Robbed”: A look at some of the worst scored fights in modern boxing history

By Alden Chodash: On June 21, 1932, heavyweight champion Max Schmeling lost his title to Jack Sharkey by split decision. Very few boxing writers believed Sharkey had done enough to win the title, and shortly after the decision was announced, Schmeling’s manager Joe Jacobs yelled “We wuz robbed” in frustration. … Read

Lewis thinks Klitschko may retire if Joshua beats him

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis says IBF champion Anthony Joshua is facing the 41-year-old Wladimir Klitschko at the right time in his career with him coming off of a loss to Tyson Fury and a 2-year layoff from boxing. In Lewis’ opinion, the Ukrainian Wladimir has lost his legs and can’t move […]

Klitschko would beat Joshua if Steward were still here says Lewis

By Jeff Aranow: Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis believes that Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs) would have never lost to Tyson Fury if his late trainer Emanuel Steward were still alive and training him. Lewis believes that Wladimir would beat IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) if Steward were still with him. Wladimir […]

Lewis gives Ward edge over Kovalev

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis gives Andre Ward the slight edge over IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night. Lewis thinks Ward has to get off to a fast start against Kovalev, and to make sure he gets close to him so that he can get his shots off. The […]

Lennox Lewis thinks Fury beats Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis is picking unbeaten IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury to give IBF belt holder Anthony Joshua his first defeat of his career when/if the two of them face each other soon inside the ring. Lewis believes that the fight would need to happen soon for Fury to […]

Lennox Lewis doubts Brook can beat Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis doubts that welterweight Kell Brook can make the jump to middleweight to beat Gennady GGG Golovkin on September 10. Lewis believes that the weight classes were designed for a reason, and he thinks there’s not too many fighters that can move up two divisions at a time […]

Lewis says Joshua shouldn’t fight Fury or Wladimir yet

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis thinks IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua lacks the experience to fight Tyson Fury or Wladimir Klitschko right now. Lewis wants to see Joshua get more fights under his belts before he looks to fight the likes of Fury or Wladimir. Joshua doesn’t need to worry about […]

Lennox Lewis says Tyson Fury better than Anthony Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: While Matchroom Sport promoter Barry Hearn says he thinks IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is the No.1 heavyweight in the division, former world champion Lennox Lewis isn’t on board with that opinion. Until he sees Joshua fight in a 12 round contest and show some boxing ability, he feels that IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight […]

Lennox Lewis questions Haye’s need for bulking up

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis wonders whether David Haye (27-2, 25 KOs) needs to have focused so much on his strength and bulking up in his comeback to the sport. Lewis thinks the recent bulking up the 35-year-old Haye has done will come at a cost in effecting his speed. Haye […]

Pro boxers at Olympics ‘recipe for disaster’: Lennox Lewis

TORONTO — Forget the fighters. Lennox Lewis believes it’s the boxing officials who need to have their brains examined. Particularly those who are advocating having professional boxers compete at Olympic Games.… Read

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