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Tua's fine, but give us Tyson

When Lennox Lewis takes on David Tua on Saturday, Mike Tyson will be watching, notes Tim Graham.

Updated: November 10, 2000, 9:26 AM ET
By Tim Graham | Special to ESPN.com

This could mark the end of the heavyweight division as we know it.

World champion Lennox Lewis will dismantle No. 1 contender David Tua Saturday night in Las Vegas. And, if previous warnings hold true, such a result -- whether it's an early devastating knockout or a prolonged pummeling -- will wipe out the old heavyweight guard, leaving a group of unproven youngsters to tussle over championship belts that will become even more irrelevant than they already are.

It might sound ...

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When Lennox Lewis takes on David Tua on Saturday, Mike Tyson will be watching, notes Tim Graham.