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Old 07-30-2007, 04:10 PM   #1
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A site that is very confidential about its boxing, states in a new article about Vitali, in which Vitali says that Lewis apparently, very recently, told him (Vitali )that *if you come back, so will I, but the purse will have to open my eyes, wide*.

Not sure how serious Lewis is when he says such things, though, but Lewis had to know that Vitali was coming back, and that he (Lewis) would be expected to follow through with his claim, as well.

Who knows if he means it, or not, but Vitali sure seems to be after the Lewis rematch, cause he knows that is the only mega-money fight there is out there, bar none. I am sure Vitali will get slammed even further for this, but Lewis seems to add fuel to the fire by saying such things, as he knows that Vitali is seriously after that rematch and the huge income it would make both of these guys.

And Vitali also knows that a Lewis win, even with Lewis at 41, or whatever he is, would carry much more clout on his resume than anyone else currently out there.
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Old 07-30-2007, 04:15 PM   #2
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Lewis ain't coming back. You see all that grey hair he has when he's chillin on BAD. HBO pays him well - well enough for him to sit on the money he's already made - and take the best seat in the house for any boxing match he wants.
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Old 07-30-2007, 04:37 PM   #3
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Lewis won't be fighting anymore.
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Old 07-30-2007, 04:42 PM   #4
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

This is totally meaningless because it isn't a quote of Lewis; it's a quote of someone who has an interest in Lewis saying this. Lewis isn't coming back and Vitali is facing defeat if he fights a top 5 boxer. End of story.
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Old 07-30-2007, 04:42 PM   #5
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Here is what was said in the article:

Regarding the Klitschko's, Vitaly gave an interview to German newspaper "Die Welt" as he spoke about the still existing possibility of a fight between him and Lennox Lewis.

"A short while ago I spoke to him and he told me that he comes back if I do so. He actually set an extra-term saying that the purse must open wide his eyes. In between I had many negotiations about it. I can say this: If I become champion of the world again, HBO would be so kind to offer him the amount of money that he would not be able to close his eyes ever again."
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Old 07-30-2007, 04:51 PM   #6
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Lampley: What do you think of that Lennox?
Lewis: ABSOLUTLEY
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Old 07-30-2007, 05:29 PM   #7
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Not this again.
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Old 07-30-2007, 05:31 PM   #8
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I don't think we'll ever see LL fight again.
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Old 07-30-2007, 05:33 PM   #9
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Lewis stood in the ring with vitali in germany recently and spoke the words into a microphone saying NO he will not be coming back.

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Statement From Lennox on February 24, 2007
Although I'm flattered that the boxing community is eager to have me back in the ring, I have no plans to return. I have no idea how these rumors get started, but I'm a man of my word - I will remain retired.
I'm happy with my life and I don't need to chase a big payday. I'm enjoying commentating for HBO and I'm keeping busy with business ventures and fatherhood. I'm proud of what I accomplished as champion and confident that my legacy will remain intact.
- Lennox Lewis
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Old 07-30-2007, 07:28 PM   #10
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

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This is totally meaningless because it isn't a quote of Lewis; it's a quote of someone who has an interest in Lewis saying this. Lewis isn't coming back and Vitali is facing defeat if he fights a top 5 boxer. End of story.
No way..he only will lost his younger brother, no one else.
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Old 07-30-2007, 07:35 PM   #11
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Rumors again, if Lewis didn't make a rematch happen right after the first fight then he sure as hell won't change his mind at age 41.
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Old 07-30-2007, 08:42 PM   #12
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Hey, is it that time again? Time for another "Lewis might come out of retirement" rumour.

I think it was officially passed as law that such a rumour must be circulated at least every 4 or 5 months. I wonder how old Lewis will have to be before it stops!
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Old 07-30-2007, 09:06 PM   #13
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Unless LLs business ventures are not doing so good..boxers have been known to squander $millions v quickly
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Old 07-30-2007, 11:47 PM   #14
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Default Re: Lewis to Vitali *If you comeback, so will I*

Quote:
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This is totally meaningless because it isn't a quote of Lewis; it's a quote of someone who has an interest in Lewis saying this. Lewis isn't coming back and Vitali is facing defeat if he fights a top 5 boxer. End of story.
Man, your crazy if you think vitali loses to a top 5 guy. Who?
He's too rangy for chagaev. He would beat peter easier than wlad did.
And sultan doesn't have the power to hurt him. Maskaev would be KO'd in 6 or less. Wlad is the #1 heavy in the world and ring rusty vitali is #2.
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Old 07-31-2007, 12:22 AM   #15
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as all comebacks, i'll believe it when i see it
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