Originally Posted by gmc_rfc_06
Rahman getting knocked into next week in the rematch plays a part, that made it clear what a focused Lewis would do to Rahman.
Vitali fought an old and out of shape Lewis and while he was slightly ahead, he got his face ripped apart and stopped. I don't give him anywhere near as much credit for that as others seem to.
Vitali was the same age and he too had short notice so both were out of shape