| Share

Lennox Lewis

Born: Sept. 2, 1965
British boxer

won 1988 Olympic super heavyweight gold medal for Canada; was awarded WBC heavyweight belt when Riddick Bowe tossed it in a London trash can in 1993; lost title in a 2nd round TKO loss to Oliver McCall; won rematch 3 years later when McCall suffered emotional breakdown in the ring; unified titles in his rematch with Evander Holyfield in Nov. 1999; lost belts in upset loss to Hasim Rahman in South Africa in April 2001 but regained them 7 months later; recorded 8th-round KO of Mike Tyson in June 2002.

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Carl LewisK - MNancy Lieberman

More on Lennox Lewis from Infoplease:

  • Lennox Lewis - Lewis, Lennox Lewis, Lennox (Lennox Claudis Lewis), 1965–, British-Canadian boxer. Born in ...
  • Lennox Lewis - Lennox Lewis Born: Sept. 9, 1965 Pro record: 39-2-1 30 KOs Height: 6 5 Weight: 246 Olympic medal: ...
  • 2000 Recap - 2000 Recap Trinidad Triumphs A strong argument was given in the constant debate on who boxing's ...
  • 2001 Recap - 2001 Recap Lewis giveth and taketh away It was one swing that took Lennox Lewis' world ...
  • Who's the Man? - Who's the Man? Muhammad Ali toys with an unsuspecting Oscar De La Hoya AP/Wide World Photos Roy ...

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring