Things one might glean from The Guardian's review of a Lewis documentary

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  1. Scratch

    Scratch Active Member Full Member

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    f there’s one world heavyweight champion whose legend needs a little burnishing, it’s

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    "If there’s one world heavyweight champion whose legend needs a little burnishing, it’s
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    "There are the standard roadhumps along the way – such as the defeats to Evander Holyfield"

    "but this is mostly a story of triumph, leading to
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    in which Lewis hit his professional high point."
     
  2. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Bronsonville Full Member

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    Discarded.
     
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  3. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

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    ...does that national newspaper article say that Lennox Lewis lost to Evander Holyfield? Or am I misreading it?
     
  4. Scratch

    Scratch Active Member Full Member

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    Nope. That's exactly what it says.

    I'm not entirely sure Lewis is an overlooked champ or the Tyson fight was the peak of his career either.
     
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  5. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Active Member Full Member

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    LL seems to divide thoughts and opinions more than any HW champ before or after him not really sure why ? have you...
     
  6. ChrisJS

    ChrisJS Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I heard there’s a lot of factual errors. I’ll probably pass.