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Max: Byrd's eye view of Lewis-Klitschko

Updated: June 19, 2003, 5:58 PM ET
By Max Kellerman | Special to ESPN.com

It looked like a disaster from the beginning. Mike Tyson was supposed to fight on the undercard of a Lennox Lewis title defense at the Staples Center in L.A., ostensibly to drum up interest in a Lewis-Tyson rematch. Lewis was to take on top 10 contender Kirk Johnson, a man who no one thought had much of a chance, and Tyson was to take on Johnson KO victim Oleg Maskaev. The two matchups were unappealing, and the point of the card -- to set up another mismatch between the champ and Tyson -- was ...

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