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Old 08-27-2011, 11:58 AM
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Default Did Bowe really DUCK Lewis?

I heard a story that Lewis was too greedy, wanted too much money to fight Bowe. Anybody else hear that?
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Old 08-27-2011, 12:29 PM
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Bowe/Holyfield and Lewis/Ruddock was a mini tournament with the winners of each bout agreeing too face each other,After knocking Ruddock out Lewis was Bowes mandatory anyway,whos team offered Lewis a 90/10 split in favour of Bowe which is obviously ridiculous,then the champion threw his title in the bin rather than facing Lewis.So you can make your own mind up really,those are the facts
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Old 08-27-2011, 04:49 PM
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Where's Sonnyboy when you need him
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Old 08-27-2011, 04:51 PM
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Of course Bowe ducked him, he threw his title i the trash instead of fighting Lewis FFS!
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Old 08-27-2011, 07:42 PM
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Bowe backed out of a deal he made to fight him. I guess for some people there are different perspectives on that.
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Old 08-28-2011, 01:15 PM
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Of course Bowe ducked him, he threw his title i the trash instead of fighting Lewis FFS!
He had to give it up if he wasn't fighting Lewis. He just chose to be a bit more theatral.
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Old 08-28-2011, 02:23 PM
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Bowe might have been spooked based on something that happened in the Ams.

but yeah he ducked him
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Old 08-28-2011, 04:14 PM
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Bowe might have been spooked based on something that happened in the Ams.

but yeah he ducked him


one of the more blatant ducks in the history of the division


team bowe was always a bit off to say the least.
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Old 08-29-2011, 12:16 AM
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Bowe tried to low ball Lewis with a ridiculous 90/10 split when he himself got a 75/25 split to fight for the title. He than trashed the title when the WBC tried to force the fight. A former poster use to try and say there was no call for this fight, but that is a crock of BS. After Lewis destroyed Ruddock the boxing world was clamoring for this Olympic rematch. As New England has pointed out, it was one of the most blatant ducks in heavyweight history.
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Old 08-30-2011, 08:51 AM
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I saw a video with Maloney saying Bowe and Lewis had signed to fight just before the Lewis McCall fight, but when Lewis got knocked out the fight fell through.
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