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The Week in TV Sports
John Walters
May 01, 2000
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May 01, 2000

The Week In Tv Sports

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SATURDAY 4/29
? Michael Grant vs. Lennox Lewis
TVKO 9 PM (PPV, $44.95)

Challenger Grant's first pro bout, six years ago, ended in a first-round TKO of Ernest English, a name that sounds like a description of his opponent in tonight's heavyweight title fight from Madison Square Garden. A Chicago native who played college football (Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif.) and basketball (Fullerton College) and was talented enough as a pitcher to be offered a tryout by the Royals, the 27-year-old, 6'7" Grant (31-0) feels no need to look up to the 34-year-old, 6'5" Lewis (35-1-1). "[ Lewis] has a suspect chin, he has a suspect body, and he has a suspect hairdo," says Grant (above). We suspect them's fightin' words.

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