Boxing Hall of Famers Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis could once again lock horns inside the squared circle. Lewis recently opened up on the rematch while speaking on “2worldchamps’ podcast. He said that he will meet his former rival in an exhibition later this year.
Lennox Lewis confirms bout with Mike Tyson
Tyson said months ago that he had planned to fight Lewis in September but not much has been heard about it since. However, Lewis was asked on the podcast whether he would meet Iron Mike. Anthony Joshua Promoter ‘Praying’ For Tyson Fury
“Yes, if he wants to dance, I can dance,” Lewis replied.
When? “December,” he said.
Has that been announced? “Soon.”
Henry Cejudo also had an interview with FightHype.com when he reflected on the potential bout and when on to confirm that it will take place.
The outing will also makes sense from a business standpoint. The storyline is quite good. Lewis had famously knocked out a past-his-prime Tyson back in 2002.
A rematch would be interesting and the fans would buy. Both have been heavily involved with the sport as Mike is worldwide recognized while and Lewis serves as a Fox commentator.
Tyson had made his exhibition debut against Roy Jones Jr. last year November. The pay-per-view event did well, motivating Tyson and his handlers to do it again.
Tyson (50-6, 44 KOs) and Lewis (41-2-1, 32 KOs) are 55 years old. Lewis turns 56 on Sept. 2. We will have to see when do the boxing veterans collide inside the ring.