Lennox Lewis: "Today, more care about money at heavywave and less about fame"
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Lennox Lewis: “Today, more care about money at heavywave and less about fame”

Former undisputed world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis believes the current heavyweight is not as intriguing as it was in its peak days. At the same time, the legendary Briton noted that in recent years the situation in the “royal” division has improved markedly.

“I completely agree with you that in recent years, heavyweight has become more exciting, but it does not reach the period when my competitors were at their peak. Today in heavyweights care more about money and less about fame. But every era – this is a new era.

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Dillian White – now in the UK there are many cool heavyweights. Some great fights are coming up, “Lewis said in an interview with Deadline.

At the same time, Lennox refused to share a forecast on the possible battle of his compatriots Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.

“Well, Fury will have a fight with Wilder in the next fight. He has no agreement on other fights. The Tyson team hoped that Deontay would take the compensation, but I know that he did not agree to this. The fight will take place, they have a contract. Joshua A duel is also planned, “said the ex-champion.

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