In 1997, Lennox Lewis was at his harmful finest and he proved that when he fought Andrew Golota.
On the time, Lewis had a document of 31-1, together with his solely loss coming in opposition to Oliver McCall.
However he bought revenge for that defeat to regain the WBC heavyweight championship.
Lewis and Golota clashed at Caesar’s Lodge & On line casino in Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey, however followers in attendance didn’t get to see a lot boxing.
It solely took Lewis one spherical to finish the battle, because the Brit dropped his opponent with a vicious mixture and Golota seemed shocked on the canvas.
One way or the other, the Polish fighter returned to his toes and the battle continued.
However, Lewis pounced as soon as once more and trapped Golota within the nook with nowhere to go.
Lewis started pounding his opponent with uppercuts, left hooks, straight proper arms and each different shot within the guide, as Golota discovered himself slumping right down to his knees.
By now, the referee had seen sufficient and confirmed mercy to Golota as he waved off the competition.
Lewis went on to beat Evander Holyfield a number of years later to change into the undisputed heavyweight world champion.
All through the remainder of his profession he solely misplaced on yet another event, in opposition to Hasim Rahman.
However once more he redeemed himself within the rematch – blasting him out within the fourth spherical.
‘The Lion’ retired as a champion and he has gone down in historical past as arguably the best British boxer of all time.
- Lennox Lewis left opponent slumped within the nook after pounding him right down to the canvas
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