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Old 10-11-2010, 11:13 AM   #36
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Default Re: Evander Holyfield vs Lennox Lewis in their primes?

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Originally Posted by gooners!! View Post
I agree to an extent, although I can also see why Bowe took Newman's advice. There is an article on Sports illustrated detailing what Newman did for Bowe, which essentially take him and his family out of the projects, although I guess that is no excuse, what ever case maybe, it seems Lewis, at that particular time, wanted the fight more than Bowe, otherwise he might of just overruled Newman, its his career at the end of the day.
The kicker is Lewis has between 100-150 million in the bank, Bowe is bankrupt, hell he was signing autographs at a flea market....

I'm not necessarily saying the extra $30-40 million from the potential Lewis fights would have made a difference, some guys are just poor with money but damn that's no way for a former HW champ to exist, what is it with boxers and money? Tyson, Holyfield, Bowe, Louis, Hearns, Eubank, Armstrong.....
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