Originally Posted by The Spider
I don't remember the politics. Too long ago. But Wlad was the WBO titleholder at the time and Sanders KOed him.
There wasn't much in the way of politics going on. Lewis was the world champion, recognised by all and sundry. Just like I don't recognise Francesco Damiani or Michael Bentt as the world champion. There's a pretty clear line of succession or lineage at Heavyweight.