After failing to come to terms on a trilogy fight with Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson turned his attention to another former rival in the form of Lennox Lewis.
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The two heavyweight world champions will meet this summer – in June or July – to determine the division’s first undisputed ruler since Lennox Lewis in 1999.
The 55-year-old stopped Iron Mike in their heavyweight title clash in June 2002, in one of the biggest victories of his career.
Dillian Whyte believes Anthony Joshua always showed signs of “not liking getting hit” and has accused his old rival of no longer being “aggressive” inside the ring.
Joshua was floored four times in seven rounds when he lost his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight championships to Ruiz Jr but has a chance at redemption in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on December 7, live on Sky Sports Box Office
Britain’s Lewis remains the last undisputed heavyweight champion and enjoyed historic wins over Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, but has irked Joshua in the aftermath of his shock defeat against Andy Ruiz Jr.
Lennox Lewis was in Brooklyn on Saturday night providing expert colour commentary for the PBC on Fox telecast.
Anthony Joshua has criticised Lennox Lewis for his constant negativity towards him and says the former three-time world heavyweight champion would be different “face-to-face”.
Lennox Lewis is calling on Anthony Joshua to join Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in a three-way battle to find his successor as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.
Former world heavyweight champion, Lennox Lewis, believes WBO, IBF, IBO, WBA world champion Anthony Joshua is not looking for a fight with either Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury.
Lennox Lewis spells out in clear, unequivocal terms what Anthony Joshua has to do if he really wants to succeed him as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.
Undefeated Mayweather will take on Irish UFC star McGregor in Las Vegas next Saturday in a fight that is expected to break pay-per-view records.
The Ukrainian, 41, had been considering the prospect of a lucrative rematch with Anthony Joshua but has decided it is best to end his professional career in the ring
The promising heavyweight, 27, makes the latest defence of his IBF title and hopes to win the WBA belt last held by Tyson Fury when he fights Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night
In only his 19th fight as a professional, Joshua will on Saturday defend his IBF title and bids to win the WBA belt when he faces Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 people at Wembley