• Heavyweight

Lewis denies talk of comeback

ESPN staff
October 10, 2013

Lennox Lewis has denied claims he is weighing up a comeback to fight one of the Klitschko brothers by dismissing the notion on his personal Twitter account.

Earlier on Thursday, reports emerged the 48-year-old was offered £31.1 million by Russian promoters to return to the ring while he was out in Moscow to watch Wladimir's successful world title defence against Alexander Povetkin.

Lewis, who retired as undisputed heavyweight champion in 2004, was quoted as stating it would "cost $100m" to get him out of his pyjamas and also revealed that talks were "under discussion."

However, the Brit has now quashed the claims on the social networking site and maintained he was only interested in "searching for new talent."

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