History Of Lennox Lewis  

Lennox Claudius Lewis was born on September 2, 1965 and retired as boxer and the undisputed world heavy weight champion. As an amateur boxer, he won the gold medal for heavy weight championship when he represented Canada in the Olympic Games of 1988. After that there was a long line of people who wanted to sign him up.

Lewis was born in London to Jamaican parents. At birth itself he weighed around 10.10 pounds. His father left them when he was still a toddler and his mother moved to Canada. Lewis moved to Canada when he was 12 and he went to the Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute later. He always excelled in sports like Canadian football, basketball and Soccer. He always wanted to be a boxer and that is what he ended up as. As an amateur he beat several people and never really lost a match.

He was only 18 years old when he represented Canada at the super heavy weight championship at the summer Olympics of Los Angeles. However, he did not go beyond the quarterfinals. After that Lewis quit the Olympics and turned to professional boxing. He then returned to Olympics and went to Seoul in 188 where he won the gold medal. Lewis relocated to England after the gold medal and declared himself as a pro boxer. Thereafter, he just kept climbing the rungs of success. He claims that he always thought of himself as British even though he trained in Canada for most of his life. He also lived in North America periodically.

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Lennox-Lewis-Last-Fight      Lennox attended a last rematch with Klitschiko and that too because his fans pressurized him to do so. He beat Klitshcko in his last match. Klitschiko had fought really well and that pushed Lenox to return to one more match before retiring. Lewis wanted to retire so that he could pursue his other interests like music and sports management. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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