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Old 09-02-2011, 04:25 PM   #526
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Angry Re: Lennox Lewis vs Mike Tyson, prime for prime, who wins?

Originally Posted by lefthook31 View Post
Lewis should have fought more aggressively against both Holyfield and Tyson. He had relics of both of them in front of him, and he fought very passive and cautious. He waited till he completely wore Tyson out physically by leaning on him before he went for the kill. He came into the Holyfield fight with his kidney belt pulled up to his chin and ran for the majority of the fight.

Lewis was very wary of getting knocked out and knew the impact on his legacy would be monstrous.
true. tyson was much further past his prime than evander, who seemed to be good throughout the 90's and would of never of beat lewis because he didnt have a punch. im a big fan of both tyson and lewis, and im agreement that round 1-5 would be time for tyson to ko lewis after that i think lewis would dominate. yeh lewis might be a bit to cautious for tyson to get close. it obviously underestimated rahman, and mccall was because he was green.
destructive tyson vs calm mature lewis. its too hard to pick!!
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