2002 in Sports - Boxing

Boxing

  • June 21 – Lennox Lewis retains boxing's WBC world Heavyweight crown with an eight round knockout over Mike Tyson
  • April – The Ring Magazine released its new championship policy, "The Ring's Championship Policy"
  • July 12 to July 21 – 34th European Amateur Boxing Championships held in Perm, Russia

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    I can entertain the proposition that life is a metaphor for boxing—for one of those bouts that go on and on, round following round, jabs, missed punches, clinches, nothing determined, again the bell and again and you and your opponent so evenly matched it’s impossible not to see that your opponent is you.... Life is like boxing in many unsettling respects. But boxing is only like boxing.
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    ... to paint with oil paints for the first time ... is like trying to make something exquisitely accurate and microscopically clear out of mud pies with boxing gloves on.
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