How good was Lennox Lewis?

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  1. Double 99

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    I have heard a lot of people running down LL and saying he was just champion at a time when the division was thin. But I always thought he was one of the best ever.
     
  2. Sunfish

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    Who are these people and stop talking to them.
     
  3. wartor

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    One of the HW modern best ever. He beat:

    Vitali Klitschko
    Mike Tyson
    Evander Holyfield

    Etc.

    I don't know why people don't like him other than he had a flat personality and wrecked the dreams of most who wanted him to fail.

    Most everyone still thinks HW is thin and has been since Tyson was young and 26-0.
     
  4. Mr Jay

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    Lol pretty much.

    Lennox Lewis is/was amazing.
     
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    Evander, fine.

    tyson, not the best version weve seen.
     
  6. Wanderlei4Life

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    He's good. Top 5 HW goat. His resume is solid and he had good skill. He rebounded well after the Rahman Ko and showed adversity.

    Tell your people tbey dksab
     
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    I dont even think tyson and evander are his best wint tbh
     
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  10. Sunfish

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    Nobody ducked Ruiz.
     
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    Top 5 ATG HW. Arguably top 3. Fought everyone who would fight him and beat most of the big names of his era.
     
  12. LogicalInsanity

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    Barely beat tony tucker, struggled with frank Bruno, almost got ktfo'd by Shannon Briggs, ducked bowe, waited until tyson was injured before fighting him, waited until Holyfield was swallowed in child support debt...cheated in 88 Olympics.

    Lennox Lewis = ultimate can and cherry picker.

    I'm sure most here will agree with me.
     
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    LL is overrated for sure
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    I'll bet a large portion of by current bank account balance that this guy thinks anyone who isn't Tyson was just an overrated can crusher.
     
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    I think it's pretty tough to argue he's is any lower than #5 all time at HW. I'd almost be inclined to put him behind only Ali and Louis.
     
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    I miss his commentary just because it was so bad that it would make you laugh.

    One of the top 5 heavyweights of all time. Hard to think of guys that would beat him
     

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