Mike Tyson Took Red-Eye Flight To Be Pallbearer At Muhammad Ali’s Funeral

Mike Tyson made the trip. Tyson almost didn’t attend Muhammad Ali’s funeral Friday because he was so upset over the boxing legend’s death, according to Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell, per FOXSports.com. But Iron Mike pulled it together at the last minute Thursday night and took a red-eye flight from Las Vegas to Louisville, where he joined the list of pallbearers that includes...
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Remembering 'The Greatest': A farewell to Muhammad Ali

One week after his death at age 74, the world is saying one final farewell to boxing legend Muhammad Ali on Friday afternoon. Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis and actor Will Smith are among the pallbearers for Ali's memorial service, which takes place at the KFC Yum! Center in the champ's hometown of Louisville. Eulogies will be delivered by former President Bill Clinton...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Tyson takes red-eye to be pallbearer for Ali

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The Latest on the memorial service for Muhammad Ali (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is a late addition as a pallbearer at Muhammad Ali's burial. Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell says Tyson caught a late flight to be part of the ceremonies Friday honoring Ali in Louisville, Kentucky. Other pallbearers include actor Will...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Smith, Lennox Lewis pallbearers for Muhammad Ali

If you ever took for granted the relationship Will Smith had with Muhammad Ali after Smith portrayed the boxing icon on film, you no longer will. Smith was announced as one of the pallbearers for Ali’s funeral scheduled for this Friday. As word of Ali’s passing spread over the weekend, Smith was one of many stars to pay their respects. “You shook up the World! My Mentor &...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Smith and Lennox Lewis among pallbearers for Muhammad Ali funeral

Former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis and actor Will Smith will be among eight pallbearers for Muhammad Ali's funeral this week in Louisville.Smith portrayed Ali in the 2001 movie "Ali," and was nominated for an Oscar for his performance.Lewis, who was the last undisputed heavyweight champ, expressed his sorrow when he heard of Ali's death."Words cannot begin to describe...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Will Smith, Lennox Lewis among Ali pallbearers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The Latest on the plans for Muhammad Ali's funeral in Louisville, Kentucky, this week (all times local): --- 6:25 p.m. Actor Will Smith, who portrayed Muhammad Ali in the movie ''Ali,'' and former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis are among eight pallbearers for Ali's memorial service this week in Louisville. Also serving is Jerry Ellis, brother of...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lennox Lewis on hand for today’s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction in Vegas

Superstar heavyweight Lennox Lewis, an undisputed heavyweight champion who won an Olympic gold medal with a victory over Riddick Bowe and scored professional victories over boxing legends such as Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Vitali Klitschko, confirmed earlier this week that he will return to Las Vegas this weekend to attend the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s third annual induction...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE offered Lennox Lewis millions to fight Brock Lesnar

Former championship boxer Lennox Lewis hasn’t fought professionally since 2003, but that almost wasn’t the case. In a report by Sean Wagner-McGough of CBS Sports, Lewis claimed, appearing on TSN’s Off the Record, claimed that WWE offered him millions to fight four-time WWE Champion Brock Lesnar back in 2002. Well, that certainly would have been an interesting fight. Lesnar...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lennox Lewis' former promoter returns to sport after sex change

  The boxing promoter behind Lennox Lewis' rise to becoming world heavyweight champion is returning to the sport after undergoing a sex change. Kellie Maloney announced Thursday she is resuming her career as a promoter and has taken on two unheralded British fighters. Under her previous name, Frank, Maloney was Lewis' promoter as the British fighter won heavyweight titles in the...
Via Associated Press
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Nick Webb debuts this weekend, Scott Welch compares him to Lennox Lewis

As a former WBO title challenger big Scott Welch knows heavyweight boxing. ‘The Brighton Rock’ is now working with 2013 ABA super-heavyweight finalist Nick Webb. The 6’6″, 250 lbs Chertsey giant debuts against Croatia’s Hrvoje Kisicek over four rounds at the York Hall, Bethnal Green this Friday. Welch gives the low down on this exciting addition to boxing’s blue ribbon...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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