Originally Posted by Fighting Weight
No it wasn't. He had an ageing, fat champion in front of him and he had half his face hanging off and couldn't get the KO he needed to win the fight due to his safety first style. If he had mental fortitude he wouldn't have finished the fight with an eyegina and squealing like a bitch.
That makes no sense. That's about killer instinct, not mental fortitude, and he didn't crumble when the eye was cut, he fought on hard and strong. He had a style, he wasn't playing it safe. You'd be a fool to trade bombs with Lennox at any stage of your career.