England's best ever boxer?

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  1. NoChin

    NoChin Boxing Addict Full Member

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  2. NoChin

    NoChin Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Lennox Lewis I reckon. At least in my era.
     
  3. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Lennox Claudius "the Lion" Lewis, the Pugilist Specialist, I reckon.
     
  4. DirtyDan

    DirtyDan Worst Poster of 2015 Full Member

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    Lennox Lewis is more of a Canadian Jamaican in my opinion. Bob Fitzsimmons is the greatest boxer England has produced.
     
  5. Scotty Cork

    Scotty Cork Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Fitzsimmons or Wilde. Lewis was pretty chinny
     
  6. Guerra

    Guerra Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Wilde from wales though right?
     
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  7. Guerra

    Guerra Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If Lennox Lewis doesnt count then Bob Fitzsimmons is an irish new zealander.

    If we go by that then I guess its ted kid lewis from England
     
  8. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 Drama go, and don't come back Full Member

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  9. Scotty Cork

    Scotty Cork Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Bob was born in England and his mother was English
     
  10. thistle

    thistle Boxing Addict Full Member

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    LEN HARVEY!
     
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  11. Scotty Cork

    Scotty Cork Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Great fighter. Fought at flyweight and heavyweight
     
  12. thistle

    thistle Boxing Addict Full Member

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    that is Correct, Harvey passed through Every Division, leveling out at L-HW,

    He was a Top and/or Noted, Ranked or Champion at Welterweight, Middleweight, LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT and Heayweight.

    Len Harvey fought many of the Top Fighters in the World from Middle to HW, again his True weight being L-HW!

    Britain's greatest ever fighter forsure.
     
  13. Guerra

    Guerra Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Lennox was also born in England and moved when he was like 11/12.similair to Bob. If Fitzsimmons counts then so does Lennox Lewis imo.
     
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  14. Scotty Cork

    Scotty Cork Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Lewis is of Jamaican and African background. Pretty sure his mother is Jamaican and his dad is from Africa
     
  15. Guerra

    Guerra Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Yeah basically the only difference is fitzsimmons mom was English. His dad was Irish as wel..
    I dont know, to me, immigrant kids thay spend their formative years till age 12 in a country after being born their still count as that country.
    I consider Lennox Lewis as much of being from England as Bob Fitzsimmons.