This is actually John Henry Lewis ?

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by JoMGAD, Aug 12, 2021.

  1. JoMGAD

    JoMGAD New Member Full Member

    Mar 26, 2021
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  2. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti Boxing Hagiographer Full Member

    Oct 28, 2017
    Well the description is certainly completely inaccurate, calling him a Lightweight.

    If it was a title defence in 38, which he won by KO, the only candidate would be Martinez, who was a southpaw.

    He doesn't look like Lewis to me either.
  3. thistle

    thistle Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 21, 2016
    Not JHL,

    maybe an undercard bout, looks a bit raw for Top Guys.
  4. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 25, 2014
    There used to be two Tomasz Adamek's, too.

    Was a little confusing at first.

  5. ecto55

    ecto55 דמוקרטיזציה של השממות האיסלאמיות כעת banned Full Member

    May 28, 2009
    Hmm, that sure doesn’t look like arguably the best Lt Hvy to have existed

    Lewis, who I much admire, had a distinctive ‘cylindrical’ look to his trunk…there is no such body shape on display in this clip.
  6. KasimirKid

    KasimirKid Active Member Full Member

    Jun 1, 2018
    That's what I thought. If it has anything to do with a John Henry Lewis fight, it is as a film of the undercard. Even then, those guys don't look good enough to be on the undercard of a title bout.
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  7. Scott Cork

    Scott Cork Active Member Full Member

    Feb 3, 2021
    That is John Henry Lewis and judging by the year I think the other guy is either Elmer Ray or Leonard Nebett.