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Last Updated: Thursday, 5 February, 2004, 09:37 GMT
Lennox Lewis' career in photos
Lennox Lewis celebrates after receiving the gold medal during the 1988 Olympics Games
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1988: Lennox Lewis wins gold during the Summer Olympics in Seoul, representing Canada
In 1993 he becomes the first Briton for more than a century to hold the world heavyweight title
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1993: He becomes Britain's first world heavyweight title holder in over a century when Riddick Bowe relinquishes his crown
Lennox Lewis is knocked out in the second round by Oliver McCall
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1994: "The Lion" suffers his first-ever defeat at the hands of Oliver McCall and loses his WBC title in London
Oliver McCall stumbles as Lennox Lewis looks on during a bout at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lewis won the fight
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1997: Lewis shows the qualities of a true champion when he avenges his defeat by outclassing McCall in a rematch
In 1999 Lewis out-boxes Holyfield for most of the 12 rounds, while the judges declare a draw
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1999: Lewis out-boxes Evander Holyfield for most of the 12 rounds, but the judges declare a draw
In a rematch against Holyfield Lewis wins the undisputed world title
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Later in the year, Lewis triumphs in his rematch against Holyfield to become the undisputed world champion
In 2002 he beats Tyson in Memphis
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2002: In beating Mike Tyson Lewis shows the ability, power and heart of a boxing great
Lewis celebrates another win
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Lewis' comprehensive demolition of his long-time foe earns him plaudits from throughout the boxing community
With Klitschko's face badly cut the referee stops the fight
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2003: Lewis' power halts Vladimir Klitschko's challenge when the referee stops the fight in the sixth round
Lenox Lewis celebrates a far from convincing win over Vladimir Klitschko
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Lewis retains his WBC heavyweight title but with a lack of quality opponents on the horizon Lewis has retired

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