How to watch the Lennox Lewis documentary Lennox: The Untold Story. Becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world in 1999 made Lewis a sporting legend. Now, his story has been made into a documentary narrated by Dr Dre and featuring Lewis himself, Mike Tyson and more great names in boxing. Keep reading to find out where to catch this unmissable story.
What is the Lennox Lewis documentary about?
The documentary Lennox: The Untold Story – also referred to as Tough Love: The Lennox Lewis Documentary – follows the life and career of heavyweight boxer Lennox Lewis.
Although he is considered one of the most prolific boxers of his time and the first British man to win the undisputed heavyweight world championship since 1899, much about the man himself remains a mystery.
The documentary covers a large portion of Lewis’s life, from his disadvantaged upbringing in West Ham, his time in Canada and his boxing career. Lewis was undefeated in his first 22 professional fights and even won an Olympic gold medal.
The documentary is described as a “sports story of the highest order – one about redemption and forgiveness, the power of tolerance, and the strength needed to overcome obstacles”.
Narrated by Dr Dre, this documentary seeks to bring a more personal and authoritative view to Lewis’s story. Appearances include Lewis himself, his wife, his friends and even his ‘nemesis’, Mike Tyson.
The documentary was directed by Rick Lazes and Seth Koch
How to watch the Lennox Lewis documentary
The documentary was released today, 16 November.
Although Lewis received an MBE and CBE from the Queen, many fans, including journalist Piers Morgan, have questioned why he was never knighted during his career.
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