Originally Posted by frankenfrank
He was much more afraid than u imagine :
instead of turning pro at 1984 he wai(s)ted more than 4 yrs and turned pro at 1989 (!) , then he waited n additional decade prior 2 fighting Holyfield (old and shot by then) and then he somehow managed 2 even wait 4 Tua 2 pass his prime b4 fighting him , fouled blatantly against Michael Grant and only then , avoiding Corrie Sanders , Chris Byrd and a fair termed rematch with Oliver McCall , managed 2 pick d courage 2 fight a well diminished Tyson .
Of course that Lewis was afraid .
Wow, couldn't have said it better myself. You said it all, though I wish more people would realize this.