Lennox Lewis

Lennox Claudius Lewis ‘the Lion’ was born in 1965, in England but moved to Canada at the age of 12, and he continue winning championship titles for both Canada and England. In his entire boxing career he lost only two matches. In 1988, Lewis won a gold medal for Canada in the summer Olympics which made him famous. After that in 1990, he went on and won the European heavyweight title, a year later, the British heavyweight title and in 1992 the Commonwealth title. Later in the same year Lewis earned the crown in the World Boxing Council championships by knocking out the Canadian boxer Donnovan “the Razor” Ruddock in two rounds. He defended his title three times, before taken from Mike Tyson in 2003 after which his career ended. After a boxing match against Vitali Klitschko that ended prematurely because Klitschko received very serious cut above his eye, Lewis was crowned as the winner regardless of Klitscko’s lead and Lewis manage to retire while keeping his championship title.

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