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Heavyweight champ says it's time for younger boxers

Updated: December 10, 2001, 3:40 AM ET
Reuters

LONDON -- World heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis is ready to quit boxing if he beats Mike Tyson in April, the BBC Sport web site has reported.

"When Muhammad Ali was champion there was also Joe Frazier and George Foreman at the highest level," said Lewis.

"In my era there has been myself, Evander Holyfield and Tyson. I've already fought Holyfield twice so Tyson would be the final piece of the jigsaw," said the 36-year-old Briton at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony Sunday ...

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