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Because size matters, Lewis could be best ever

Updated: June 11, 2002, 3:15 PM ET
By Max Kellerman | Special to ESPN.com

Are you happy now? You have his head. The barbarian king is no more. Lennox Lewis showed up and so did Mike Tyson and both fought just as we have come to expect in recent years.

The Fight Was A Mismatch

It was a mismatch in size. Lewis, the leader of the new breed of super-heavyweight, nearly six and a half feet tall, nearly 250 pounds, a wing span over seven feet from fingertip to fingertip. Tyson half a foot shorter, 15 pounds smaller, his wingspan shy of Lewis' by a foot.

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