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Lennox was a great amateur though, I can't say the same thing about Wilder. Beating Riddick Bowe was a big thing.
Originally Posted by Freedom.
Lennox Lewis was stopped by a Soviet boxer in the amateurs, by Valery Abadzhyan in the TSC tournament in Berlin in October 1986 (round 3 bodyshot knocked him down, he was hurt badly and the referee stopped it).
It didn't stop Lennox from becoming a very successful pro.
I think Deontay Wilder has a very good future.