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Lennox Lewis: An Appreciation

Originally Published: January 3, 2007
By Bert Randolph Sugar | Boxing Historian

It was Red Smith, the poet laureate of all sportswriters, who penned the immortal line "... the deep, dreamless slumber that comes to small children, the pure of heart, and all British heavyweights..."

The subject matter for the above line was Bruce Woodcock, the British heavyweight who had just been carried to his corner with "eyes full of the wood violets of Doncaster," courtesy of Tami Mauriello's right hand back in 1946.

But, truth to tell, it could have been written ...

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