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Wladimir Klitschko vs Lennox Lewis on Twitter Today

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They never fought in the ring but all time great heavyweight champions Lennox Lewis and Wladimir Klitschko had an interesting confrontation today on Twitter…

Lennox Lewis
Professional boxers should NOT be fighting in the Olympics against amateur fighters. Someone could get seriously hurt. You dont PLAY boxing like other many other Olympic sports. This is a very bad idea. #MyTwoCents

Klitschko replied…
Nonsense! As a matter of fact – All the pro’s lost in the Rio Olympics. A professional fighter is in a clear disadvantage if he fights in an amateur ring and under amateur rules. I’ve practically spent hundreds of rounds sparring with the amateurs, I know what I’m talking about!

Lennox Lewis countered…
Bro, there are levels to this. Are u trying to tell me that at your physical peak as a pro, you would be disadvantaged stepping into a ring for 3 rounds against an amateur fighter from third world country who doesn’t have the same training resources as u? 🤦🏾‍♂️ I know I wouldn’t be!

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