Lennox Lewis wants boxing comeback aged 55 as he has ‘unfinished business’ with old heavyweight rival Riddick Bowe

LENNOX LEWIS admitted he could stage a sensational boxing comeback as he has 'unfinished business' with his old heavyweight rival Riddick Bowe.

After Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr – with a combined age of 105 – drew in an eight-round exhibition on Saturday night, former world champ Lewis hinted he could be next to return to the ring.

The British-born star, 55, told BT Sport: "Sure! I mean, it seems like a lot of fun.

"You have to look at Mike Tyson; Mike has been doing a lot of different things like wrestling, he’s been doing acting and he even had his own one-man band show.

“So he knows how to entertain people, he knows what to do in these situations.”

Lewis KO'd Iron Mike in Memphis in 2002 and retired soon after his TKO win over Ukrainian Vitali Klitschko the following year.

The Lion battered American Bowe, 53, in the 1988 Olympic final and won gold for Canada – where he moved aged 12 – in Seoul.

But the duo never got it on in the professional arena despite Lewis becoming the WBC's mandatory challenger while Bowe was undisputed heavyweight champ in 1992.

Bowe famously dumped the belt into the bin at press conference as he refused to be intimidated by the governing body to fight Lewis and the match-up was one that got away in the 90s.

Lewis added: "When I was commentating for HBO, they had me put in there right in the action.

"It was maybe to make me feel like I could come back for HBO whatever. But I just never caught it, it never happened.

"I looked at the history of why boxers come back and most boxers come back because they have nothing else to do.

“People keep coming up to them and saying to them, ‘Hey, when is your next fight? Who are you going to fight?’

“But it doesn’t do better for them, it makes them look bad. So I always elected to stay away from that.

“But, if it is right, I may come back. There’s been talk of Riddick Bowe wants to fight me still so there is still some unfinished business there.”

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