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With 'no' from Texas, how about fight in Beirut?

Updated: February 12, 2002, 8:13 AM ET
Reuters

LONDON -- Liverpool promoter John Hyland has ambitious plans to stage the derailed world heavyweight title fight between Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson in Beirut, the former Olympic boxer said Monday.

"We've been watching developments and we've got good relationships in Beirut and it seems like the perfect place for the bout," Hyland told Reuters. "We've faxed both camps with a serious interest. We went with a delegation to Lebanon last week and it's a beautiful place, nothing like I expected.

"We ...

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