Boxing aces Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson are set to do battle in Los Angeles
this summer (03) - but against other opponents.
The heavyweight pair fought each other in Tennessee last year (02) with
Lewis walking away victorious.
TIM LEIWEKE, president of the Staples Center, says the 21 June (03) bouts
could be announced to take place at the venue as soon as Thursday (24APR03) is
negotiations maintain their course.
Heavyweight champ Lewis and Tyson have yet to formally appear on the same
card or select opponents but appear to be on the verge on an agreement.
Lewis has been negotiating to fight KIRK JOHNSON while pursuing legal
action to prevent boxing organisation the WORLD BOXINGCOUNCIL (WBC) from
stripping him of his belt for refusing to fight number one contender VITALI
KLITSCHKO, although both
fighters remain possible opponents.
Tyson's manager SHELLY FINKEL says the former champ will probably fight