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Old 12-03-2012, 12:19 PM   #19
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Default Re: What did boxing look like when you first got into it? (nostalgia thread)

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Originally Posted by Peter__1987 View Post
I really got into boxing just prior to Lewis-Grant, and being a young kid at the time I didn't understand some fighters were hyped to death and I remember they did this special on Michael Grant and I thought he was unbeatable and Lewis was in big trouble.

And well, you know the rest.

I'll never forget Darkey's words at the end of the fight

"KNOCKED OUT, ROUND 2. THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP STAYS IN BRITAIN, WITH LENNOX LEWIS!!!"

Epic.
Really good build up to that one.

Grant really was thought to be the next big thing, and the consensus was that it was a real danger fight for Lennox.

I'll always remember the footage of Grant training in the swimming pool.

Bloody hell Lennox destroyed him though
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