The former heavyweight champion and Hall-of-Famer is leaving HBO. Here's an announcement distributed for the media through HBO spokesman Ray Stallone:
After four years with HBO’s Boxing After Dark, Lennox Lewis will be leaving his post as commentator to begin fundraising efforts for his international training academy. Lennox is looking forward to developing a state of the art training facility for young boxers to improve their competitiveness in professional competition. Lewis also continues to explore innovative business ventures and film and television projects.