LENNOX LEWIS admitted he might stage a sensational boxing comeback as he has ‘unfinished enterprise’ along with his outdated heavyweight rival Riddick Bowe.
After Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr – with a combined age of 105 – drew in an eight-round exhibition on Saturday night time, former world champ Lewis hinted he might be subsequent to return to the ring.
Lennox Lewis might observe Mike Tyson again into the ringCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Lewis stated there was ‘unfinished enterprise’ with Olympic foe Riddick BoweCredit score: AP:Related Press
The British-born star, 55, instructed BT Sport: “Certain! I imply, it looks as if numerous enjoyable.
“It’s a must to have a look at Mike Tyson; Mike has been doing numerous various things like wrestling, he’s been doing performing and he even had his personal one-man band present.
“So he is aware of methods to entertain individuals, he is aware of what to do in these conditions.”
Lewis KO’d Iron Mike in Memphis in 2002 and retired quickly after his TKO win over Ukrainian Vitali Klitschko the next 12 months.
The Lion battered American Bowe, 53, within the 1988 Olympic remaining and gained gold for Canada – the place he moved aged 12 – in Seoul.
However the duo by no means received it on within the skilled enviornment regardless of Lewis turning into the WBC’s obligatory challenger whereas Bowe was undisputed heavyweight champ in 1992.
Bowe famously dumped the belt into the bin at press convention as he refused to be intimidated by the governing physique to combat Lewis and the match-up was one which received away within the 90s.
Lewis added: “Once I was commentating for HBO, they’d me put in there proper within the motion.
“It was perhaps to make me really feel like I might come again for HBO no matter. However I simply by no means caught it, it by no means occurred.
“I appeared on the historical past of why boxers come again and most boxers come again as a result of they don’t have anything else to do.
“Folks maintain coming as much as them and saying to them, ‘Hey, when is your subsequent combat? Who’re you going to combat?’
“However it doesn’t do higher for them, it makes them look dangerous. So I all the time elected to avoid that.
“However, whether it is proper, I’ll come again. There’s been discuss of Riddick Bowe desires to combat me nonetheless so there’s nonetheless some unfinished enterprise there.”